Rep. Speier: Louie Gohmert Went To Gym After Testing Positive For COVID-19

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Artivia Tahir

Rep. Louie Gohmert went to the gym and returned to his office after getting a positive Covid-19 result

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) reportedly went to the gym and even slept in his Washington D.C. office after having tested positive for Covid-19, according to ABC7 News.

  • In a statement, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) condemned the actions of her colleague, which endangered the lives of countless others, adding that:

"It's beyond comprehension that anyone would act in this way, let alone a member of Congress."

  • The full statement read:

"Congressman Gohmert's behavior is not only irresponsible, it's dangerous and reckless. He berated his staff for wearing masks and not wanting to be equally reckless. He tested positive the day after he sat in a committee hearing without wearing a mask, endangering others. Even worse, after he knew he had the virus, he called his staff and interns into the office to inform them, went to the member's gym, and then proceeded to sleep in his office-his makeshift home in DC, before informing the public that he tested positive. Which begs the question, where is he going to quarantine? In the same office and building with members, staffers, and congressional employees and U.S. Capitol Police? It's beyond comprehension that anyone would act in this way, let alone a member of Congress."

Read the full report.

Comments (5)
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Happy Camper
Happy Camper

Why does the byline identify Gohmert as a Democrat?

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Luvveroflife
Luvveroflife

I didn't see anything where it said he, Gohmert, was a Democrat??!!

Robott53
Robott53

These Republican thugs need to be removed from office. It is my earnest hope that after getting their political faces stomped in this November, no further Rethuglicans are elected to political office for the foreseeable future. I am not a religious man but I am beginning to seriously believe a higher power has caused this social and health disruption to get rid of the evil in this country...it’s almost too predictable...

jhoughton1
jhoughton1

Gohmert has always been a world-class jerk. This comes as little surprise.

Tom Tawodi
Tom Tawodi

When Louie Gohmert dies, the average IQ in Texas will go up by ten points. Unfortunately, it will still be ten points below the national average.


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