Pelosi Staffer, White House Official Test Positive for Covid

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July 20, 2021Updated: July 20, 2021 11:25 a.m.

 Members of the House of Representatives caput  into the U.S. Capitol Building up  of last  votes earlier  a two-week authorities   enactment    play  September 27, 2019 successful  Washington, DC. Following the merchandise  of a whistle-blower ailment  claiming maltreatment  of powerfulness  by President Donald Trump, the House Democratic enactment    announced this week that it is launching a ceremonial  impeachment inquiry. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: Members of the House of Representatives caput into the U.S. Capitol Building up of last votes earlier a two-week authorities enactment play September 27, 2019 successful Washington, DC. Following the merchandise of a whistle-blower ailment claiming maltreatment of powerfulness by President Donald Trump, the House Democratic enactment announced this week that it is launching a ceremonial impeachment inquiry. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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(Bloomberg) -- A elder spokesperson for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a White House authoritative person tested affirmative for Covid-19. Both had been afloat vaccinated and person been successful self-isolation.

The Pelosi unit subordinate had nary interaction with the talker since being exposed, Drew Hammill, a Pelosi spokesperson, said successful a statement. A White House authoritative said that declaration tracing had determined that the infected unit determination had nary adjacent interaction with elder people.

The Pelosi staffer tested affirmative aft gathering past week with Democratic members of the Texas legislature who aboriginal learned they had the virus. Axios, which archetypal reported the affirmative tests, said the White House authoritative had been astatine a reception that the Pelosi unit subordinate besides attended.

Six of the Texas Democrats who fled Austin past week to halt a ballot connected authorities mounting up much stringent voting requirements person tested affirmative for the virus.

They met with respective lawmakers and Vice President Kamala Harris, who the White House said Monday tested antagonistic for the microorganism since the meeting.

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