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

Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersTulsa marks race massacre centennial as US grapples with racial injustice Fauci may have unwittingly made himself a key witness for Trump in 'China Flu' hate-speech case Of inmates and asylums: Today's House Republicans make the John Birchers look quaint MORE (D-Calif.) told Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanSunday shows preview: Biden foreign policy in focus as Dem tensions boil up back home House Judiciary releases McGahn testimony on Trump Democrats control the language of politics and culture — but for how long? 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 FauciDelta variant's UK dominance sparks concerns in US Overnight Health Care: FDA says millions of J&J doses from troubled plant must be thrown out | WHO warns Africa falling far behind in vaccinations | Top CDC official says US not ready for next pandemic Top CDC official warns US not ready for next pandemic 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.