June 19, 2021

Nancy Pelosi allows Dems diagnosed with COVID-19 to travel to D.C. to cast votes for House Speaker

The mainstream media was quick to attack and cry “superspreader!” every time President Donald Trump or his allies held an event during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Those same standards are apparently not applied to Democratic politicians, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) just allowed Democrat colleagues that had been diagnosed with COVID-19 to break quarantine over the weekend in order to show up to the House for a chance to vote for the Speaker of the 117th Congress. 

Of course, Pelosi’s reign as House Speaker was in serious jeopardy, given the razor-thin majority held by House Democrats, coupled with the fact that members are not allowed to cast virtual votes for the Speakership vote.

Pelosi gave the green light for three House members — two Democrats and one Republican — who were in quarantine, to show up for the physical vote, although they conducted their voting activities in a separate chamber on Sunday.

Adding to the outrage over her decision, which was clearly self-serving, the Speaker allowed Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) to attend for the in-person vote, even though just six days earlier she announced that she had tested positive for COVID-19.

“Nancy Pelosi’s grip on the speakership is so tenuous that she is forcing members exposed to coronavirus to break quarantine and come to the Capitol to vote for her and protect her political power,” one senior GOP aide reportedly told Breitbart.

The aide wasn’t exaggerating, either. According to ABC News, Pelosi only managed to squeak out the narrowest of victories, garnering 216 votes to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) 209 votes, making it embarrassingly clear that Pelosi was willing to break COVID-19 protocol simply to prevent a Republican from becoming Speaker in a Democrat-controlled House.

The California lawmaker was further criticized for the optics of allowing quarantined and COVID-19 positive lawmakers to attend the vote, given that just a week ago, 41-year-old Congressman-elect Luke Letlow died as a result of complications from COVID-19.

If roles were reversed and a Republican Speaker would have made the same careless decision, the mainstream media would already be calling for their resignation. But since it’s Pelosi, it’ll likely be a news story that never sees the light of day.

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29 Responses

    1. Story forgot to mention she was Cleared by the physician and Capital phyisican,People need entire story ,not what plays to their beliefs

      1. She may well have been clear by Pelosi physicians but unless this representative has a home in DC, she traveled from Wisconsin to get to DC. And how did she travel with Covid positive test to get to DC ?? If she flew, if she drove, if she walked she was exposing others to the disease !! What a bunch of hypocrites…..

  1. PELOSI should be given an injection of COVID ! There are many DEMWITTS who need it Waters, Shiiftless, Swalwell, Nadler, Schummer, Newsome, AOC, Pressley, Talibe, Omar, the Crazy Woman from Hawaii, Dirken, Dewinkle from MI, Gretchen, and many, many more! Maybe just serve them up some good ol fashioned COVID SOUP.

    1. You mean Crazy Mazie Hirono. She has such a high esteem for herself it is ridiculous. She claims that she knows more than anyone else about what is right for America. Just another corrupt Democrat know-it-all.

  2. The people get the government they vote for. Legitimately, or not. Once they are truly exposed for what they are, the evil will be driven out of our land and purged from existence.

  3. OK stupid Pelosi. Why were the mail in ballots pushed if you were all for people traveling to DC to vote for your butt.

  4. Quarantine is quarantine plain and simple – even if you are a member of Congress you DIONOT get time off from it because the Speaker of the House wants you to come to Washington to vote to keep her in the position of Speaker of the House. I call BS on this.

  5. This is rediculus that she had people break her rules if u have covid it’s stay home for two weeks then get tested to make sure ur able to make any contact with anyone else unless you are clear unless u are above the law and a politician

  6. As she has broken every rule and law in the book … THE PEOPLE …should be demanding her head. … but, they wont … TOO MANY KEYBOARD WARRIORS.

  7. It really doesn’t make a lot of difference what anybody says, THE QUEEN HAS SPOKEN !!! Pelosi ALWAYS gets HER WAY !!! Whether her actions were legal or illegal is of NO consequence, she is a liberal and everybody knows that liberals are above the law !!! We MUST have OUR lawmakers find a way to invoke TERM LIMITS ON ALL ELECTED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS !!! The longer anybody is allowed to keep the same elected position, the more possibility of criminal activity there is !!

  8. She is the biggest hypocrite ever! Who does this wizened hag think she is? I am so sick of all this nonsense perpetrated by these democrats! Such elitist behavior! Do as I tell you not as I do is all you hear from their mouths!

  9. Both should be impris oned.This shows all they tell the peasants are lies.The people should open their eyes to the hypocrisy ,wearing mask a and keeping 6feet away Disgusting

  10. They should let the people vote for speaker not her own bias political party.If this were voted by the American people she would have been GONE a long time ago.

  11. This pisses me off. I tried to get a doctor appointment yesterday and was told I had to have a covid test before I could see him, that was the new rule. They don’t want to have sick people mingle with healthy people. I thought you went to the doc because you were sick? I have had 4 covid test and all were negative. I am on an inhaler that says a possible effect could be a sore throat. That is what I have but they think I might have covid. I actually got a little mad at my doctors nurse because they know my condition, what I have and there are side effects with the drugs I’m on.
    Now I have to wait 14 days before I can se him. I am so sick and tired of all the covid BS. And she lets those with covid just come on down.rthornon

  12. Pelosi is a Corrupt and Crooked Bi((h that does what she wants and the legal system turns a blind eye to her

  13. Nazi in Congress She needs removed from Congress. Has held the Nation hostage for political gain. She and others must be held to a higher level in truth and being for the Country not themselves. Pelosi, AOC, Schumer and others need removed at once. They have helped with the fraud in this election.

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