KEY POINTS
  • White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said he will fully cooperate with House Republicans if they launch an investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • GOP lawmakers vowed in August to open such a probe and call on Fauci to testify if they won a majority in the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, which they did.
  • Fauci became the face of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic response as the nation's top infectious disease expert under the Trump and Biden administrations.
  • He is stepping down from his government posts in December.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus during the White House press briefing on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that he will fully cooperate with House Republicans if they launch an investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic.

GOP lawmakers vowed in August to open such a probe and call on Fauci to testify if they won a majority in the House of Representatives in the midterm elections. They won that majority earlier this month.