‘What a moron. Jesus Christ,’ Fauci mutters after terse exchange with Sen. Roger Marshall

By: - January 11, 2022 3:42 pm

U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall questioned White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci about his personal finances during a U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday. After a heated exchange, Fauci could be heard calling Marshall a “moron.” (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.