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Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis known as Dr. Anthony Fauci a “little elf” throughout a Wednesday speech and mentioned that somebody must “chuck him across the Potomac.”

“I’m simply sick of seeing him. I do know he says he’s gonna retire. Somebody must seize that little elf and chuck him across the Potomac!,” DeSantis mentioned.

DeSantis made the remark throughout a Florida GOP “Preserve Florida Free” occasion in Seminole County.

Fauci, the director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illnesses in addition to President Biden’s chief medical adviser introduced on Monday that he shall be stepping down in December.

DR. ANTHONY FAUCI TO STEP DOWN IN DECEMBER

MIAMI, FLORIDA – APRIL 08: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the media about the cruise business throughout a press convention at PortMiami on April 08, 2021 in Miami, Florida. The Governor introduced that the state is suing the federal authorities to permit cruises to renew in Florida.
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“I’m saying at this time that I shall be stepping down from the positions of Director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illnesses (NIAID) and Chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation, in addition to the place of Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe Biden,” Fauci mentioned. “I shall be leaving these positions in December of this yr to pursue the subsequent chapter of my profession.”

Fauci harassed in the assertion that he’s not “retiring” however reasonably “shifting on from my present positions.”

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, in Washington. 

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illnesses, speaks throughout a Senate Well being, Schooling, Labor, and Pensions Committee listening to on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, in Washington. 
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“I wish to use what I’ve realized as NIAID Director to proceed to advance science and public well being and to encourage and mentor the subsequent technology of scientific leaders as they assist put together the world to face future infectious illness threats,” Fauci mentioned.

Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.

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