Rand Paul Slaps Fauci With DC Criminal Referral Over Perjury Allegations – ZeroHedge 8/9/23

Source: ZeroHedge.com

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has filed a criminal referral against Dr. Anthony Fauci for allegedly lying under oath about the origins of Covid-19.

In a Tuesday letter to DC US Attorney Matthew Graves, Paul demanded an investigation into Fauci for allegedly perjuring himself during a 2021 congressional hearing in which he said COVID-19 couldn’t have come from a Chinese lab he was funding.

Dr. Fauci testified that ‘the NIH has not ever and does not now fund gain-of function research in the Wuhan Institute of Virology.’ In a subsequent hearing, I warned Dr. Fauci of the criminal implications of lying to Congress and offered him an opportunity to recant his previous statements,” Paul wrote in the letter obtained by the Daily Mail.

“In response, Dr. Fauci stated that he had ‘never lied before the Congress’ and ‘d[id] not retract that statement,'” adding “Dr. Fauci’s testimony is inconsistent with facts that have since come to light.

The move comes weeks after Paul submitted an ‘official criminal referral’ to the Justice Department, which a Paul aid told the Mail, never responded….

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