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

Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden address to Congress will dominate busy week Maxine Waters: Judge in Chauvin trial who criticized her was 'angry' GOP, Democrats grapple with post-Chauvin trial world MORE (D-Calif.) told Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanRepublicans float support for antitrust reform after Trump Facebook ban upheld Facebook board decision on Trump ban pleases no one Five takeaways on the House's return to budget earmarks 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 FauciOvernight Health Care: Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers | Moderna reports positive early results for booster shots against COVID-19 variants | Federal judge vacates CDC's eviction moratorium Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers Fauci: COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver should not be 'off the table' 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.