Trump says he appreciates Dr. Fauci but doesn't always agree with him

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on law enforcement in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 13, 2020. (REUTERS Photo)

President Donald Trump said on Monday he has a very good relationship with top U.S. infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci but does not always agree with him.

Trump has been increasingly critical of government health officials and their guidance as a steady rise in coronavirus infections threatens the easing of shutdown restrictions across the country.

Last week, Trump told Fox News that Fauci had made a lot of mistakes concerning the coronavirus.

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