President Trump held a press conference at the White House with Vice President Mike Pence and top medical officials after the US suffered its first death by the coronavirus.
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During the questioning a liberal reporter asked President Trump about muzzling Dr. Fauci. This was reported widely by the liberal media.
After denying the claims President Trump then allowed Dr. Fauci to speak for himself.
Reporter: There were reports that he was being muzzled. Can you tell us this widely respected expert Dr. Fauci will have every opportunity to tell us the truth.
President Trump: Well, that’s a very dishonest question because he has had that ability to do whatever he’s wanted to do. In fact he was never muzzled. You can speak. Why don’t you speak. That is a very dishonest question.
Reporter: It’s not dishonest.
Dr. Fauci: So let me clarify it. I have never been muzzled.