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'This Week' Transcript 10-24-21: Dr. Anthony Fauci

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, October 24.
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing in Washington, June 26, 2021.
October 23

Obama hits campaign trail ahead of gubernatorial elections in 2 states

"I want you to get fired up inside and then go vote," he said in Virginia.
October 23
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe welcomes former President Barack Obama during his campaign rally in Richmond, Va. Oct. 23, 2021.
October 22

Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses to block it

ABC News’ legal contributor Kate Shaw unpacks the Supreme Court’s decision to expedite its review of the controversial Texas abortion law and the future of Roe v. Wade.
October 22
VIDEO: Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses to block it
October 22

Fight over school mask mandates shakes up Oklahoma governor's race

The fight over COVID and mask mandates in schools is shaking up the governor's race in Oklahoma after schools chief Joy Hofmeister announced she's leaving the Republican Party to run as a Democrat.
October 22
VIDEO: Fight over school mask mandates shakes up Oklahoma governor's race
October 22

US cleans up Biden's 'commitment' to defend Taiwan from Chinese invasion

His comments angered Beijing and contradicted decades of U.S. policy.
October 22
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Vice President Joe Biden, left, inside the Great Hall of the People on Dec. 4, 2013, in Beijing.
October 22

Dr. Anthony Fauci Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos"

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, October 24, 2021.
October 22
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
October 22

Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law but declines to block it

SB8 will remain in effect until the high court issues its decision.
October 22
Clouds are seen above The U.S. Supreme Court building, May 17, 2021, in Washington, DC.
October 22

Biden pulls back curtain on spending negotiations with Democrats

His frank assessment of concessions he's made came in push to get a deal.
October 22
President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall at the Baltimore Center Stage Pearlstone Theater, Oct. 21, 2021, in Baltimore.
October 22

Hot-button politics crowd Merrick Garland’s desk: The Note

Garland's approach has some Democrats worried.
October 22
Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing at the Capitol, Oct. 21, 2021.
October 21

Rep. Debbie Dingell on infrastructure talks: ‘Compromise is not a dirty word’

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth speaks with Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., on the latest efforts by progressives and moderates to reach an agreement on the infrastructure bill.
October 21
VIDEO: Rep. Debbie Dingell on infrastructure talks: ‘Compromise is not a dirty word’
October 21

CDC signs off on Moderna, J&J boosters, mixing and matching doses

With final CDC approval, the boosters could be available by week's end.
October 21
A medical staff member prepares a syringe with a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pop up vaccine clinic at the Jewish Community Center in the Staten Island, N.Y., April 16, 2021.
October 21

House votes to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt

The vote was 229-202 with nine Republicans voting with Democrats.
October 21
Steve Bannon speaks during a session in New York, Nov. 6, 2021.
October 21

ABC News Live: Congress debates holding Steve Bannon in criminal contempt

Plus, the future of voting legislation after the Freedom to Vote Act stalls in the Senate, and an ABC News journalist recounts her emotional trip home to Australia.
October 21
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Congress debates holding Steve Bannon in criminal contempt
October 21

Freedom to Vote Act stalls in Senate

The deputy director of the Brennan Center’s Reform Program discusses the Freedom to Vote Act being blocked in the Senate and how states are passing obstructive voting laws.
October 21
VIDEO: Freedom to Vote Act stalls in Senate
October 21

Democrats push to work on deal for Biden’s agenda

A senior adviser to the Democratic National Committee discusses how the party will attempt to move forward with President Joe Biden’s agenda and the impending Virginia gubernatorial race.
October 21
VIDEO: Democrats push to work on deal for Biden’s agenda
October 21

Congress debating criminal contempt for Steve Bannon

The House of Representatives votes on whether to hold Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for ignoring a subpoena.
October 21
VIDEO: Congress debating criminal contempt for Steve Bannon
October 21

Why can't congressional Democrats deliver more on their promises? It's complicated.

One expert compared passing major legislation these days to a "high-wire act."
October 21
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi administers the oath of office to members of Congress during the year's opening session, Jan. 3, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
October 21

Garland grilled by House committee on Bannon contempt referral, school board memo

Attorney General Merrick Garland fielded questions on the Jan. 6 insurrection, Steven Bannon and his recent memo concerning violence and threats of violence in school board meetings.
October 21
Attorney General Merrick Garland fielded questions on the Jan. 6 insurrection, Steven Bannon and his recent memo concerning violence and threats of violence in school board meetings.
October 21

New twist in the tale of those escaped zebras: animal cruelty charges

Charges have been filed against the farm owner after two zebras died.
October 21
Zebras that escaped from a private farm in Prince George's County, Md., roam free in an image made from video shot in September 2021.
October 21

GOP senator seeks to block controversial proposed bank account monitoring

Tim Scott introduced a bill to stop the IRS from gathering new data.
October 21
Sen. Tim Scott speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the nomination of Chris Magnus to be the next Customs and Border Protection commissioner, Oct. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill.
October 21

Garland: DOJ will follow 'facts and the law' in Bannon contempt referral

Garland made his first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday.
October 21
US Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the United States Department of Justice," on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Oct. 21, 2021.
October 21

Bill Clinton updates on recovery after hospitalization

Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized with an infection last week.
October 21
Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized with an infection last week.
October 21

Progressive setbacks pile up even as deals appear closer: The Note

There's still an awful lot of talk about what's not happening.
October 21
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks with reporters after leaving a Senate Democrat Luncheon, Oct. 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
October 21

Meghan Markle advocates for paid family leave in open letter to Congress

"I am, like many, an engaged citizen and a parent," the duchess of Sussex wrote.
October 21
Meghan Markle appears onstage at the 2021 Global Citizen Live concert at Central Park in New York, U.S., September 25, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
October 20

By the Numbers: Supreme Court’s conservative tilt

Controversial cases concerning abortion and gun rights are coming before the Supreme Court this term, as the conservatives on the court could decide monumental legal issues.
October 20
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Supreme Court’s conservative tilt
October 20

Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna discusses cuts to infrastructure bill

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with progressive Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., on negotiations on the social infrastructure bill, as the price tag is expected to be cut below $2 trillion.
October 20
VIDEO: Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna discusses cuts to infrastructure bill
October 20

Donald Trump launching new social media platform

The former president has been banned from several platforms.
October 20
In this July 7, 2021, file photo, former President Donald Trump speaks at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
October 20

FDA authorizes boosters for Moderna and J&J vaccines

The FDA said it will also allow people to mix and match vaccine boosters.
October 20
A nurse shows a vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine.
October 20

Jill Biden opens up to Robin Roberts about her breast cancer advocacy efforts

First lady Jill Biden shares with ABC News’ Robin Roberts her plan to create awareness surrounding breast cancer advocacy.
October 20
VIDEO: Jill Biden opens up to Robin Roberts about her breast cancer advocacy efforts
October 20

No US injuries in attack on remote American base in Syria

The U.S. base at al Tanf is located along the Syrian border with Jordan.
October 20
The al-Tanf military outpost in southern Syria on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The U.S. trains Syrian opposition forces at the garrison outpost.
October 20

Biden hits the road to sell his infrastructure bill

President Joe Biden visited his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, to deliver remarks on his "build back better" plan.
October 20
President Joe Biden visited his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, to deliver remarks on his "build back better" plan.
October 20

Senate Republicans block Democrats’ voting rights bill

Every Senate Republican opposed the vote to start debate on the voting rights bill.
October 20
VIDEO: Senate Republicans block Democrats’ voting rights bill
October 20

Pete Buttigieg defends paternity leave, says supply chain issues have 'no easy fix'

"Every American ought to be able to get paid parental leave," he said.
October 20
Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg joins "The View" on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.
October 20

Senate Republicans defeat voting rights reform bill

Republicans have blocked a Democratic measure aimed at changing federal election laws for the second time this year.
October 20
Republicans have blocked a Democratic measure aimed at changing federal election laws for the second time this year.
October 20

Senate Republicans block voting rights reform bill

The filibuster will likely increase pressure to change Senate rules.
October 20
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters after a Republican strategy meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Oct. 19, 2021.
October 20

Rahm Emanuel questioned on murder of Laquan McDonald in confirmation hearing

Rahm Emanuel was questioned on his handling of the killing of a black teen during his tenure as mayor of Chicago during his Senate confirmation hearing to become the next Ambassador to Japan.
October 20
Rahm Emanuel was questioned on his handling of the killing of a black teen during his tenure as mayor of Chicago during his Senate confirmation hearing to become the next Ambassador to Japan.
October 20

ABC NEWS LIVE: White House announces vaccine distribution plan for kids ages 5 to 11 pending FDA approval

Plus, the House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot recommends holding Steve Bannon on contempt charges, and 21 people miraculously survive a fiery plane crash in Texas.
October 20
VIDEO: ABC NEWS LIVE: White House announces vaccine distribution plan for kids ages 5 to 11 pending FDA approval
October 20

How vaccines for kids ages 5-11 will roll out

ABC News has obtained the CDC plan advising states how to carry it out.
October 20
Middle school student Elise Robinson receives her first coronavirus vaccination, May 12, 2021, in Decatur, Ga.
October 20

White House defends Rahm Emanuel's ambassador bid

The White House is defending Rahm Emanuel's ambassadorial nomination, set for a Wednesday hearing, against liberal backlash.
October 20
The White House is defending Rahm Emanuel's ambassadorial nomination, set for a Wednesday hearing, against liberal backlash.
October 20

Jan. 6 committee plays to GOP concerns over Trump: The Note

The hearing was meant to remind non-Trump-loyal voters of what his hold means.
October 20
Protesters ascend the Capitol building in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
October 19

Jan. 6 committee recommends holding Bannon in contempt

The committee wants his "specific knowledge about the events" of Jan. 6.
October 19
Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court on Aug. 20, 2020, in the Manhattan borough of New York.
October 19

White House defends Rahm Emanuel's ambassador nomination against liberal backlash

At question is Emanuel's handling of the 2014 police killing of Laquan McDonald.
October 19
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel reacts to aldermanic speeches in his honor during a city council meeting, April 10, 2019.
October 19
The booster shot for the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 is administered to a Texas resident over 65 at a pharmacy clinic in Austin, Texas, Oct. 4, 2021.
October 19

Biden admin backs down on tracking bank accounts with over $600 annual transactions

Those who receive W-2 forms would be exempt from the IRS data collection.
October 19
A pressman aerates an uncut stack of $1 dollar notes at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, Nov. 15, 2017.
October 19

Biden fighting to keep his agenda moving

President Joe Biden’s agenda is on the line as he tries to rally support against the latest legislation that peels back voting rights as well as the latest on the Jan. 6 investigation.
October 19
VIDEO: Biden fighting to keep his agenda moving
October 19

Biden meets with members of Congress to discuss agenda

President Joe Biden met with progressives and moderates to discuss passing the infrastructure bill.
October 19
President Joe Biden met with progressives and moderates to discuss passing the infrastructure bill.
October 19

Donald Trump versus 'Electric Avenue''s Eddy Grant

Grant is pressing ahead with his lawsuit.
October 19
Former President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Oct. 09, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa.
October 19

China's reported hypersonic weapon test raises security concerns

"They now have a weapon ... we can't defend against," one expert said.
October 19
DF-17 Dongfeng medium-range ballistic missiles equipped with a DF-ZF hypersonic glide vehicle participate in a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Republic in Beijing Oct. 1, 2019.
October 19

Trump sues Jan. 6 committee

Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against the Jan. 6 select committee and the National Archives as he seeks to block the release of presidential records related to his communication.
October 19
Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Monday against the Jan. 6 select committee and the National Archives as he seeks to block the release of presidential records related to his communications around the insurrection.
October 19

Federal voting rights push nears quiet end: The Note

Republicans are expected to block Dems' latest attempt to pass a bill this week.
October 19
Voting rights activists rally at the White House, in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 5, 2021.

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