Pelosi Latest DC Official to Test Positive for COVID

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    The Facts

    • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID, the latest in a line of high-profile breakthrough cases among officials in Washington.

    • A Pelosi spokesperson said the Speaker is fully vaccinated and boosted and hasn't had any symptoms.

    The Spin

    Republican narrative

    Irony has come home to roost for the Democrats, who were all gung-ho about COVID shutdowns, masking and vaccinations, yet couldn't stop spreading the virus amongst each other.

    Democratic narrative

    This is what sound COVID response anchored in science is all about - not denying the virus's severity as the GOP so often does. Testing prevented further spread, and being vaccinated and boosted allowed Pelosi and others to avoid severe symptoms or hospitalization.

    Political split



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