Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva tests positive for coronavirus
Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.
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Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva tested positive for Covid-19, his office announced on Saturday.
Grijalva, a Democrat whose district includes parts of the Phoenix and Tucson areas, as well as much of the state’s border region with Mexico, is self-isolating in the Washington, D.C., area, according to spokesman Geoff Nolan.
In a statement, the congressman criticized some other members of Congress for not taking the virus seriously and he praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to require masks.
“While I cannot blame anyone directly for this, this week has shown that there are some Members of Congress who fail to take this crisis seriously,” Grijalva said in the statement. “Numerous Republican members routinely strut around the Capitol without a mask to selfishly make a political statement at the expense of …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]