Donald Trump and his Republican allies have ramped up their attacks on Dr. Anthony Fauci after weeks of allowing Fauci to publicly rebuke Trump’s claims about the pandemic. Over the weekend, Trump retweeted a false attack against Dr. Fauci while Congressional Republicans began speaking out against Fauci and claiming that he’s making things worse for the country. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced