Donald attacks Tony Fauci calling him a 'Democrat' and 'Cuomo's friend'

Donald attacks Tony Fauci calling him a 'Democrat' and 'Cuomo's friend' to booing crowd at North Carolina rally President Donald lashed out at Dr. Anthony Fauci at his North Carolina rally as the crowd booed  'He's a Democrat, everybody knows it, he's Cuomo's friend,' said of Fauci, linking him to New York's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo  The president called Fauci a 'friend' and a 'nice guy' before making up quotes that the doctor said, such as 'do not wear a mask under any circumstances' Fauci initially cautioned against mask-wearing to prevent medical professionals from dealing with a shortage in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic  He's since encouraged Americans to wear masks, while the president has continued to question if they work  

By Nikki Schwab, Senior U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com

Published: 19:38 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 19:43 BST, 15 October 2020

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President Donald lashed out at Dr. Anthony Fauci at his North Carolina rally Thursday as the crowd booed. 

'He's a Democrat, everybody knows it, he's Cuomo's friend,' said of Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease doctor, as he referenced New York's Democratic governor. 

The president called Fauci a 'friend' and a 'nice guy' before making up quotes that the doctor said, such as 'do not wear a mask under any circumstances.' 

President Donald Trump lashed out at Dr. Anthony Fauci during his Thursday's rally in Greenville, North Carolina. Trump suggested Fauci was a 'Democrat' and a friend of Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

President Donald lashed out at Dr. Anthony Fauci during his Thursday's rally in Greenville, North Carolina. suggested Fauci was a 'Democrat' and a friend of Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo 

The president also boasted about the number of mask-wearing supporters at his North Carolina rally, however photos and accounts from the ground show that mask-wearing was largely sporadic

The president also boasted about the number of mask-wearing supporters at his North Carolina rally, however photos and accounts from the ground show that mask-wearing was largely sporadic 

Trump hit Fauci (pictured), claiming he said 'do not wear a mask under any circumstances.' Fauci warned of a PPE shortage in the early weeks of the pandemic, but never signaled mask-wearing was bad

hit Fauci (pictured), claiming he said 'do not wear a mask under any circumstances.' Fauci warned of a PPE shortage in the early weeks of the pandemic, but never signaled mask-wearing was bad 

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