A former aide to Vice President Mike Pence says Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the nation’s leading infectious diseases experts, was often cast aside by President Donald Trump and high-ranking members of the administration.
“I witnessed Donald Trump and senior White House officials routinely sideline and discredit Dr. Fauci, both privately and publicly,” said Olivia Troye, who was on the coronavirus task force, in a new video from Republican Voters Against Trump.
Earlier this week, the Trump campaign ran an ad using out-of-context comments from Fauci to make it seem like he was complimenting the president.
Fauci said he was not speaking about Trump and does not endorse candidates. He told The Daily Beast the campaign was “in effect harassing me” by running the misleading…