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Just 41 percent of American adults have a favorable impression of Dr. Anthony Fauci according to a new Rasmussen Reports national phone and online survey. That is a three-point drop since August.

Forty-five percent of American adults now have an unfavorable view of Fauci, which is up three points since August.

Those surveyed were asked about Fauci’s comment on CBS when he said it is “too soon to tell” if families can get together to celebrate Christmas. Forty-eight percent of American adults disagree. Forty-two percent agree with Fauci.

Fifty-four percent of Americans agree that Fauci has “lost all credibility with the American people. We aren’t waiting on his permission to celebrate Christmas together.” Only 36 percent disagree with the statement, which came from Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s Twitter feed.

Democrats are the last group of Americans supporting Fauci. Only 23 percent of Republicans and 31 percent of unaffiliated voters have a favorable view of Fauci. Sixty-eight percent of Democrats have a favorable view.

Author: Jacob Hall