“It is just too soon to tell. We have to concentrate on continuing to get those numbers down and not try to jump ahead by weeks or months and say what we’re going to do at a particular time,” Fauci mentioned.
But his response was slammed by Republican leaders, who known as him a “scrooge.”
“I don’t think anyone is going to be listening to Scrooge Fauci. I know I won’t be,” Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul wrote on Twitter.
New York Rep. Elise Stefanik additionally blasted the nation’s prime infectious illness knowledgeable.
“Fauci has lost all credibility with the American people. We aren’t waiting on his permission to celebrate Christmas together,” she wrote on Twitter.
Fauci inspired Americans final 12 months to skip their vacation gatherings in hopes that they may get collectively safely in 2021.
“For my own family, I’m saying we had a really great Thanksgiving and Christmas last year. We’re looking forward to a really great Thanksgiving and Christmas in 2021,” Fauci told USA Today on the time. “Let’s now make the best of the situation and show our love and affection for people by keeping them safe.”