Trump calls Dr. Fauci ‘an idiot, a disaster’ and says ‘people are tired of COVID’ in leaked call to campaign staff hours after saying US would be in a depression if he’d listened to scientists – as Fauci says he’s not surprised President caught the virus

President Donald Trump disparaged infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci on a call with campaign staff, tearing into experts as ‘idiots’ and saying Americans are ‘tired of COVID.’ In an election upended by the coronavirus, the president vented about lockdowns and Fauci in particular, after the expert has expressed increasing frustration with the lack of direction on social distancing and mask wearing that Fauci says could save thousands of lives. The foul-mouthed tirade came as U.S. coronavirus infections appeared to be experiencing another spike, with 220000 Americans dead of the disease already. ‘People are tired of Covid,’ Trump said on the leaked call.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail