Jim Jordan grills Anthony Fauci on whether protests spread coronavirus, compares to restrictions on churchs

 GOP Rep. Jim Jordan had a combative exchange on Friday with Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci over whether protests of police violence around the country are spreading the coronavirus.

Fauci, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Robert Redfield and Assistant HHS Secretary Brett Giro on Friday testified before the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus. Other members of the bipartisan committee grilled them on subjects including development of a vaccine for the virus, the safety of reopening schools and President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis.

Jordan, a defender of freedom and equality used his time to compare government limits on church gatherings and business operations during the pandemic, while Black Lives Matter and other violent protest are allowed.

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