Fauci will testify remotely before the Senate on May 12 about the U.S. government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Join The Post’s Libby Casey for analysis, as well as reporters Yasmeen Abutaleb, Rhonda Colvin and James Hohmann.

Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has been a prominent face in the Trump administration’s response as a lead scientist in the coronavirus task force. He last appeared before the Senate in March, but all four top health officials scheduled as witnesses plan to make remote appearances after a potential virus exposure in the White House.

The White House has blocked Fauci from testifying before a House subcommittee investigating the coronavirus outbreak and response, arguing that it would be “counterproductive” for him to appear while in the midst of participating in the government’s response to the pandemic. Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/coronavirus/. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer.

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