August 5, 2020

Rep. Raul Grijalva tests positive for Covid-19

The Arizona Democrat introduced he would enter quarantine earlier this week, shortly after Gohmert (R-Texas) revealed his positive take a look at on Wednesday.

Both males sat shut collectively throughout a Tuesday listening to on the aggressive clearing of Black Lives Matter protestors from Lafayette Park on June 1. Gohmert had two rounds of questions on the session, notably asking whether or not a serious within the D.C. National Guard who testified that he witnessed “deeply disturbing” occasions solely appeared for political causes.

Gohmert wore a masks throughout that listening to besides whereas questioning the witnesses, as mandated by committee guidelines, regardless of frequently refusing to do so whereas on Capitol Hill.

Separately on Saturday, Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), who served as the highest Republican on the listening to, stated he had been cleared to go away quarantine. He stated he had three “brief interactions” with Gohmert however “the Attending Physician believes those encounters did not meet the standard of risk to merit a quarantine.”

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