President Trump told campaign staff “we’re going to win this race” in a rouse-the-troops phone call Monday morning in which said he would have up to five rallies a day and declared: “People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots.”
With the presidential election just 15 days away, the commander-in-chief sought to rally his campaign staffers for the home stretch and sounded off against the government’s top infectious diseases expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, calling him a “disaster.”
“People are tired of COVID,” Trump said. “People are saying, ‘Whatever, just leave us alone.’ They’re tired of it. CNN will play it all day long — that’s the only way they think they can win,” he went on.
“People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots, these people that have gotten it wrong. Fauci is a nice guy,” Trump said, calling the 79-year-old physician and researcher “a wonderful sage” who has “been here for 500 years.”
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