Video: MTG Declares that “Trump Will Imprison Fauci for Life!”

Written by Robert Daniels.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has made a bold proclamation that Donald Trump, upon winning the Presidency later this year, will ensure Dr. Anthony Fauci is imprisoned for life. During her speech at the Turning Point USA People’s Convention in Detroit on Saturday, Greene asserted that Fauci “should be tried for crimes against humanity” for his role in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Greene recounted her experiences in Washington, D.C., noting, “I’ll never forget when the Biden administration and Nancy Pelosi, as speaker of the House, brought in nearly 30,000 National Guardsmen and turned our Capitol complex into a military base. And you weren’t allowed in there. The American people weren’t allowed in there. And then they proceeded to shut down the country over COVID.”

She criticized the measures taken during the pandemic, saying, “They masked schoolchildren, shut down schools, closed beaches, silenced your speech, and kicked you off social media. They attacked our core freedoms for a virus they made in a lab in Wuhan, China.” Greene emphasized, “Doctor Anthony Fauci should be tried for crimes against humanity,” prompting the crowd to chant, “Lock him up!”

Fauci’s Record Under Scrutiny

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s actions before and during the pandemic have been under intense scrutiny recently. On June 3, he testified before the US House of Representatives Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, dismissing claims that he covered up COVID-19’s origins as “simply preposterous.”

Rep. Greene, refusing to address Fauci by his title, insisted during his testimony, “We should be writing a criminal referral because you should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity. You belong in prison.”

The subcommittee is expected to release its final report with findings and recommendations from its two-year investigation by the end of the year. This report will provide further insight into Fauci’s role and the broader implications of the pandemic response.

The Public’s Reaction and Implications

Greene’s statements have sparked significant public reaction, particularly among those who feel the pandemic measures were extreme and violated personal freedoms. The chant of “Lock him up!” at the convention reflects a growing sentiment among certain groups that hold Fauci accountable for the hardships endured during the pandemic.

This rhetoric underscores the deep political divisions surrounding the handling of the COVID-19 crisis. Fauci, as a central figure in the pandemic response, has become a polarizing figure, with some viewing him as a hero of public health and others as a symbol of governmental overreach.

Our Take

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s call for Fauci’s imprisonment and her harsh criticism of the pandemic response highlight a broader frustration with how the crisis was managed. This perspective argues that the measures implemented were more harmful than helpful, infringing on individual freedoms and creating widespread societal disruption.

While the final report from the House Select Subcommittee will shed more light on these issues, it is clear that the debate over Fauci’s actions and the government’s response to COVID-19 will continue to be a contentious topic. This ongoing discourse is crucial for understanding the balance between public health measures and personal liberties.

Trending Stories:

Our Sponsors: