Republican Sen. Marshall plans to introduce 'Fauci Act' after doctor called him a 'moron'

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Sen. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., is planning to introduce legislation named after Dr. Anthony Fauci after the nation’s top infectious diseases expert made headlines for calling Marshall “a moron” on a hot mic earlier this week.

Marshall’s bill, which will be titled the Financial Accountability for Uniquely Compensated Individuals (FAUCI) Act, will mandate that the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) provide a list of all confidential filers within the government whose financial disclosures are not public, as first reported by The Hill.

Dr. Anthony Fauci listens during a meeting with the White House COVID-19 Response Team on the White House campus in Washington, D.C., Jan. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Fauci and Marshall sparred Tuesday on Capitol Hill when the senator asked about Fauci’s financial interests.

In a letter to Fauci, Marshall cited a New York Post article in which a Fauci spokesperson was unable to produce the disclosures that Fauci claimed were public. A Forbes article reported that Fauci’s salary, stock, bond purchases and royalty payments for this year and last year are not available to the public.

FAUCI ON HOT MIC CALLS REPUBLICAN SENATOR A ‘MORON’ AFTER QUESTION ON INVESTMENT DISCLOSURES

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