Covid-19 Live Updates: Trump Suggests He May Fire Fauci After the Election President Trump’s comment at a rally came after Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the United States, said the country “could not possibly be positioned more poorly” as it heads into the winter. Trump threatens to fire Fauci in rift with disease expertOPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that he will fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after Tuesday’s election, as his rift with the nation’s top infectious disease expert widens while... Trump suggests he may fire Fauci after electionPresident Trump suggested at a campaign rally late Sunday that he may attempt to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after Election Day, escalating his criticism of the nation’s top infectious disease expert. At late-night rally, Trump suggests he may fire Fauci ‘after the election.’ 'I appreciate the advice': After crowd chants 'Fire Fauci!' Trump says to wait until after the electionTrump made the remark about Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a rally in Florida. Trump suggests he’ll fire Fauci ‘a little bit after the election’The president's supporters in South Florida chanted, "Fire Fauci," during one of his last campaign rallies before Election Day. Trump Teases Firing Fauci After the ElectionThe president egged on supporters calling on him to sack the nation's leading infectious disease expert as COVID cases surge across the country. Trump hints that he'll fire Fauci after Election DayThe president also complained that the media was overly focused on coverage of the pandemic.