(ConservativeInsider.org) – On Thursday, May 13, the CDC updated its guidelines for fully vaccinated Americans, stating that it’s no longer necessary for them to socially distance from others or wear masks indoors. Understandably, many GOP lawmakers moved to update the House rules to line up with the CDC’s guidance, but it turned out that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) doesn’t want to let that happen.
This week, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is teaming up with the House GOP Doctors Caucus to initiate a vote to update the current mask policy in the Lower Chamber. However, Pelosi pushed back against the proposal, saying that more lawmakers should get vaccinated first.
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) chose to go maskless on the House floor and shared Pelosi’s reaction on Twitter:
I have been fined $500 by @SpeakerPelosi for following CDC guidance.
This was never about science. It has always been about power.
— Rep. Brian Mast (@RepBrianMast) May 19, 2021
The Senate has removed its mask mandate, making it even clearer that Pelosi is only using the House’s current rule of wearing a face-covering in the chamber as a political power tool. Perhaps it’s time for this power-hungry politician to step down from her high horse and realize the pandemic, which has allowed them to consolidate quite a bit of power, is coming to an end.
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