Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera is not mincing words when taking on GOP Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Roger Marshall (R-KS) over their disgraceful attack on Dr. Anthony Fauci. Rivera accused the Republican lawmakers of degrading the chamber with their behavior during a senate hearing last week.
“Senate used to be “the world’s most deliberative body,” Rivera wrote on Twitter. “Lately, it’s been a Bazaar for Bozos. The low-brow, rudeness displayed by senators like Paul and Marshall has remade the Upper Chamber into a Jerry Springer Show. Their savage attacks on #DrAnthonyFauci have no shame,”
Paul and Marshall sparked widespread outrage over their antics on the Senate floor while questioning the nation’s top infectious disease expert.
During the hearing, Paul baselessly accused Fauci of “scheming to quash dissenting views from top scientists,” and Marshall demanded to see his financial disclosures without apparently realizing they are public record. Ultimately, the whole exchange aggravated Fauci so much he was caught on hot mic muttering, “what a moron!”
Holding up a giant fake paycheck, Marshall sought to illustrate the fact that he couldn’t find Fauci’s public financial disclosure. Fauci shot back saying that his finances were readily available, and had been “for the last 37 years or so.”
“You are so misinformed that it’s extraordinary,” the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said. As Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) shut Marshall down and regained control of the proceedings, Fauci could be heard muttering to himself, “What a moron. Jesus Christ.”
Read Geraldo Rivera’s reaction below.
Senate used to be "the world's most deliberative body." Lately, it's been a Bazaar for Bozos. The low-brow, rudeness displayed by senators like Paul and Marshall has remade the Upper Chamber into a Jerry Springer Show. Their savage attacks on #DrAnthonyFauci have no shame.
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) January 18, 2022