The following article, Fleeing TX Democrats Continue to Infect Congress with COVID, was first published on Flag And Cross.
It has been several days since Democrats from the Texas statehouse fled the Lone Star State for Washington DC, hoping to stymy the passage of a voting security bill that they believe unfairly discriminates against minorities. By leaving Texas, the procedural quota for votes cannot be met, and the stunt forced Governor Greg Abbott to vow to arrest the AWOL Democrats as soon as they step foot back in the state.
And, as if this weren’t reckless enough, it appears as though these traveling officials having been spreading COVID-19 all over Capitol Hill while they’re at it.
A spokesperson for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tested positive Monday for coronavirus following a meeting last week with members of the Texas Legislature who fled the state for Washington, D.C.
Drew Hammill, a top aide to Pelosi, said the unidentified staff member was fully vaccinated and did not have recent contact with the top California Democrat, though the speaker’s office is taking extra precautions as a result.
“Yesterday, a fully vaccinated senior spokesperson in the speaker’s press office tested positive for COVID after contact with members of the Texas state legislature last week,” Hammill said in a statement obtained by Fox News.
This is the second such COVID cases arising from the traveling Democrats from Texas, after a White House staffer was revealed to have tested positive on Monday.
Continue reading: Fleeing TX Democrats Continue to Infect Congress with COVID ...