Fauci’s Pandemic Profits: Senator He Called A ‘Moron’ Leaks Unredacted Financial Disclosures

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U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., published White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci’s unredacted financial records and accused him of being misleading when he told the Senate his financial disclosure forms were publicly available.

While Fauci’s financial disclosure documents can be requested from the National Institute of Health, they aren’t listed in the same searchable database as many other federal officials.

Fauci is “more concerned with being a media star and posing for the cover of magazines than he is being honest with the American people and holding China accountable for the COVID pandemic that has taken the lives of almost 850 thousand Americans,” Marshall told Fox News Digital in a statement.

“Just like he has misled the American people about sending taxpayers dollars to Wuhan, China, to fund gain-of-function research, about masks, testing, and more, Dr. Fauci was completely dishonest about his financial disclosures being open to the public — it’s no wonder he is the least trusted bureaucrat in America,” Marshall continued.

“At the end of the day, Dr. Fauci must be held accountable to all Americans who have been suing and requesting for this information but don’t have the power of a Senate office to ask for it,” the Kansas Republican said, adding that for “these reasons” he is planning on “introducing the FAUCI Act so financial disclosures like these are made public and are easily accessible online to every American.”

Marshall’s office obtained the doctor’s most recent disclosure after filing an Office of Government Ethics request with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

While Fauci’s financial disclosures are technically open to any member of the public who requests them, the records are not listed in an easily-accessible public database, and it can take months for a request to be fulfilled.

The Center for Public Integrity submitted a request for Fauci’s financial disclosures with the NIH in May 2020, but did not receive the information until August of that year. When the organization did receive it, it was produced under the Freedom of Information Act and came back partially redacted.

The NIH is currently being sued for the production of Fauci’s financial records by watchdog organization OpenTheBooks.org.

Here are the records that Marshall has uncovered for 2020, unredacted.

Fauci is already the highest-paid federal employee and he’s going to have a huge retirement package.

He was the single highest-paid federal employee for the second consecutive year in 2021, earning more than President Joe Biden, four-star generals and roughly 4.3 million other government workers. As director of the NIAID, Fauci earned $434,312 in 2020, the latest year available, up from $417,608 in 2019 and $399,625 in 2018.

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says federal employees with Fauci’s length of service can retire to earn 80% percent of their highest 3-year average salary, plus credit for their sick leave. While admitting his (as yet unavailable) 2021 and 2022 salaries are likely higher, using his 2018-2020 salaries, Forbes auditors calculated that if he’d retired at the end of FY 2020, he’d receive a federal pension of $333,745 a year, plus cost-of-living increases.

The veteran public health expert had $5.3 million in his trust account at the end of 2020

Fauci had $2.4m in a brokerage trust account, with 79% of the portfolio invested in stock funds

His third of three accounts, an IRA, contained $639,000 and gained $49,000 in 2020 with 82% of the portfolio in stocks

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