Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he and his family received death threats and a suspicious package over the senator’s clashes with Dr. Anthony Fauci over the origins of COVID-19.
“This week, I’ve had five death threats just for being outspoken on it,” Paul said according to The Hill. “I don’t know what the world’s coming to, you can’t ask honest, difficult questions that in the end have proved out that Dr. Fauci was not being honest with us, but as a repercussion, my family had white powder sent to our house, and five death threats phoned in.”
The comment came weeks after the FBI and U.S. Capitol Police announced they were investigating the suspicious package filled with white powder sent to the senator’s home.
“I’ll finish what your neighbor started you motherf*****,” a letter in the package read. The package also contained an image of Paul with bandages and a gun to his head.
The letter came after Paul’s assessment of how Fauci handled the pandemic’s outbreak, such as Fauci’s downplaying that the virus could have leaked out of a lab in China and his personal incredulity on mask-wearing. A string of emails pointed that Fauci himself didn’t believe that masks