Fauci comments on US virus response seem to draw Trump's ire

Reposts tweet that said 'Time to #FireFauci'
Trump retweets call to #FireFauci after Fauci says more aggressive action would have saved lives
Posted at 6:26 AM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 08:26:51-04

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States’ top infectious disease expert says new cases of the coronavirus are sure to follow when restrictions imposed to limit the spread of the virus are eased.

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the economy in parts of the country could have a “rolling reentry” as early as next month, provided health authorities can quickly identify and isolate people who will inevitably be infected.

Fauci also said that earlier mitigation could have saved lives but that knowing when to take such steps "is complicated."

President Donald Trump later reposted a tweet that referenced Fauci’s comments and that said “Time to #FireFauci.”