Wenstrup said Fauci, who until last year served as director of the US Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief health advisor to US President Joe Biden, will attend a public hearing on an unspecified date after his testimony in early January.
Accusing Fauci of hiding important facts about the Covid-19 period, Wenstrup said, "It is time for Dr. Fauci to face the facts and talk about the numerous controversies that arose during and after the Covid-19 period."
THE ORIGIN OF COVID-19 DISCUSSED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
In the House of Representatives, the parliamentary subcommittee on the Covid-19 outbreak held a hearing on the origin of the virus in March.
In the session, where opinions were expressed that Kovid-19 may have leaked from a laboratory in China, Wenstrup pointed out that knowing the origin of Kovid-19 is important to predict and prevent future outbreaks and said that the committee will thoroughly investigate this issue.
Biden approves bill supporting research into the origin of Covid-19
In March, US President Joe Biden signed the bill titled "Covid-19 Origins Act", which will pave the way for studies to declassify information on the origin of Covid-19.
In a written statement, the US President said, "We need to get to the origins of COVID-19 to help us better prevent future outbreaks. My administration will continue to review all confidential information about the origins of COVID-19, including potential links at the Wuhan Institute of Virology."