The infectious diseases expert said that it was "completely nonsense" to claim he had lied under oath.
Gain-of-function is a research method that involves manipulating pathogens to give them a new aspect, such as making viruses more transmissible or dangerous to humans.
Greene introduced the legislation in April, calling for Dr. Fauci's salary to be reduced from $400,000 to $0.
The senator told "Hannity" that he will contact the DoJ, following his heated exchange with Dr. Fauci,
"Senator Paul, you do not know what you are talking about quite frankly," Dr. Fauci told the Kentucky Republican during a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
Paul joined other Republicans in calling for an investigation of Carlson's claims the NSA illegally obtained his private emails and leaked them to the press.
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Paul, a vocal supporter of the possibility COVID-19 originated in a lab, said America has to make a "big decision" on whether to allow gain-of-function research to continue in the U.S.
Dr. Anthony Fauci acknowledged there are no guarantees that the Wuhan Institute of Virology wasn't using a grant for gain-of-function research, but has said he trusts Chinese scientists.
It was recently revealed that the National Institutes of Health provided funding to the Chinese laboratory that conducted experiments with COVID-19.
"The people who supported funding for gain-of-function, the creation of super viruses, who supported funding for the Wuhan institute, should immediately be relieved of their responsibilities," Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Tueday.
"They don't want us on there," Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday. "And ultimately the answer maybe is Republicans need to just quit. We just need to leave it."
The package reportedly had a picture of Paul with a gun pointed at his head and the quote, "I'll finish what your neighbor started."
"Such a leader," Kinzinger said sarcastically.
The Republican senator's remarks are at odds with those of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who previously said "there's no good argument not to get the vaccination."
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Rand said that "virtually zero" people have died of COVID-19 after being vaccinated. The number is closer to 5,800, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Republican senator from Texas attacked the New York governor and his CNN anchor brother on Twitter.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted Dr. Anthony Fauci for allegedly telling the public that "even though you've been vaccinated you still need to stay in Joe Biden's basement" amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday.
"Republicans that say they're for [Obamacare], we gotta keep them honest, and you gotta send home the ones that lie to you," the Republican senator said.
"Vaccine passports are meant to control what you can do, where you can go and how much the government can know about your activities," Republican Colorado Representative Lauren Boebert wrote.
"Cruz and I had it out for a while. Actually, we were very close in the 2016 campaign and then he got nasty," Trump said.
Mayor John Giles of Mesa praised the president's response to the border crisis and ongoing pandemic, while describing some fellow Republicans in Washington as "diehard partisan."
Dr. Fauci said that variants of COVID-19 meant that wearing face masks was still an important precaution.
"You've had the vaccine, and you're wearing two masks. Is that just theater?" Rand asked Fauci in a Thursday Senate hearing.
The former Kentucky state representative previously attempted to run against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020.
Senator Rand Paul called it Congress' job to look at the unintended consequences of government spending.
The GOP senator is concerned about the $1.9 trillion relief plan's effects on the U.S. economy.
The Republican senator attempted to liken Schumer's fierce words urging Supreme Court justices not to restrict abortion rights to Trump's rhetoric surrounding the U.S. Capitol insurrection.
The Republican lawmaker assessed that it's "very unlikely" that Trump will be convicted by the Senate.