Breaking news: Nbcnews is reporting that Mike Pence staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.
WASHINGTON — An aide to Vice President Mike Pence tested positive for the coronavirus, the second administration staffer known to have become infected, an administration official said Friday. Pence’s flight to Des Moines was delayed by roughly an hour Friday morning, although the staffer who tested positive was not expected to travel with the vice president.
And of course the internet pounced and gave Pence a lot of heat:
Now a member of Mike Pence's staff tests positive for coronavirus❗️— Bobbie Addoms (@witch_ink) May 8, 2020
So. Still no mask for Mikey,huh?! ?
And still pushing around empty PPE boxes into nursing homes as a PR stunt, Mikey,?!?
Member of Mike Pence's staff tests positive for coronavirushttps://t.co/OWVPBooTZg. No worries! Only the good die young. So Trump and Pence will probably survive. But they place fragile Americans in a hopeless situation, and they are reducing American politics to an absurd show— henrik bang (@BangHenrik) May 8, 2020
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