Maxine Waters cuts off Jim Jordan, Fauci sparring at hearing: 'Shut your mouth'

Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersBipartisan bill will help level the playing field for small businesses Republicans hammer HUD chief over sluggish rental aid Key GOP lawmaker backs Powell for another term as Fed chief MORE (D-Calif.) told Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanMcCarthy: Pelosi appointing members of Jan. 6 panel who share 'pre-conceived narrative' Pelosi taps Kinzinger to serve on Jan. 6 panel Could Andrew Cuomo — despite scandals — be re-elected because of Trump? MORE (R-Ohio) to "shut your mouth" during a congressional hearing on Thursday. 

During a House Oversight coronavirus subcommittee hearing, Jordan and the country's top infectious diseases expert Anthony FauciAnthony FauciHouse Republican calls second bout of COVID-19 'far more challenging' Indiana University to honor Fauci with distinguished leadership award Conflicting school mask guidance sparks confusion MORE clashed over public health precautions, with both men raising their voices.

When Jordan ran out of time for questions, subcommittee Chairman James Clyburn (D-S.C.) turned the questioning over to Waters, but Jordan continued his questioning.  


"I'd like my question answered," Jordan said.

“Time expired, sir,” Waters said to Jordan. “You need to respect the chair and shut your mouth.” 

"We’re going to handle this,” Clyburn said. “And I think Mr. Jordan knows me very well. And he knows full well that we’re going to handle this.”

Jordan and Fauci have clashed before during hearings regarding the coronavirus pandemic.