On Thursday morning, just hours after Mr. Biden’s inauguration, Drs. Fauci spoke to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, telling the body that the United States would not comply with Mr. Trump’s demand to leave the group in the middle. Of an epidemic.
“The United States is ready to work in partnership and solidarity to support the international Kovid-19 response, reducing its impact on the world, strengthening our institutions, preparing the pandemic for the future, and for all people “Improves health and well-being.” World, ”Dr. Fauci said in a video appearance.
During the Trump administration, Dr. in the White House briefing room. Fauci’s presence often preceded gambling, controversial meetings with Mr. Trump and his allies in the Oval Office, many of which pushed the rosy landscape or misleading data.
On Thursday, Drs. Fauci described a different scene.
“One of the things that was very clear as about 15 minutes ago when I was with the president, one of the things that we’re going to do is to be completely transparent and honest,” he said. “If things go wrong, not fingers, but to fix them and to do everything we do based on science and evidence.”
Dr. Fauci said, as he had just said, to do miracles.
“I mean, it was literally a conversation I had 15 minutes ago,” he said. “And he has said that many times.”
A reporter mentioned that Drs. Fauci – who last appeared in the briefing room in November – went missing in public late last year after being angered by Mr. Trump several times.
Are you back now, he was asked.
He smiled and stared at the White House press secretary, Jane Saki.
“I think so,” he said.