The office of Speaker of the California House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi is responding to her strong opposition to the planned dinner with new Democratic congressmen, as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country.
NBC News Correspondent Leigh Ann Caldwell reported on Friday that House Democrat and Republican leaders are holding a dinner for new members. She shared images of several tables set up in the Capitol.
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“@SpeakerPelosi told me it’s safe.’It has a very large space,” she said, the ventilation was improved and the doctor in the Capitol signed it,”
As states across the country continue to evaluate lockdown orders to prevent the disease from spreading further, Pelosi’s incident and guarantees of her dinner safety have sparked severe criticism on social media.
“New York Magazine” reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones tweeted: “Imagine telling your family not to have Thanksgiving (we shouldn’t do this). Come on. Go on.”
Comedian Billy Eichner (Billy Eichner) said: “Everyone involved in it felt terrible and embarrassing.”
Vox reporter Aaron Rupar wrote: “This practice should be cancelled. Frankly speaking, I am shocked by anyone who thinks it is a good idea to start indoor social meals now.
The broadcast host, Buck Sexton, said: “Covid rules apply to small people.”
MSNBC host Chris Hayes asked: “Cancel your precious dinner, lunatic.”
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“Huffington Post” reporter Ryan Reilly (Ryan Reilly) pondered: “Can a dunk on Twitter change a stupid decision? We will find out.”
“This happened when Americans were told that Thanksgiving with their families was illegal. However, the political class once again publicly and publicly stated that they believed the rules did not apply to them, thus undermining trust and the need to eliminate this virus,” Washington Inspector reporter Jerry Dunleavy wrote.
“Please cancel these evening dinners of #SpeakerPelosi and @kevinomccarthy to ensure everyone is protected from #covid19-yourself, your new members, waiters, Capitol Police and all their family members and contacts. And, show public Health leadership,” Chelsea Clinton participated in the game.
This tweet caused so much controversy that Pelosi’s office issued a statement, although the dinner seemed to go as planned.
“Our office strictly follows the office’s attending physicians, including the guidance of this dinner. To further model the country, this incident has been modified to allow the elected members to pick up the meals to the society and separate the way”, Pei Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill tweeted.
President Trump and Republican lawmakers have been criticized for a long time because they seem to have not taken the epidemic seriously by not wearing masks and social distancing at multiple large-scale events, but what has been criticized by Democratic officials is that they Others are urged to be cautious, but it seems that scruffing his nose according to his own recommendations.
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Earlier this year, Pelosi was caught unobstructed from a security camera in a hair salon in San Francisco, violating state and city laws in the process.
Pelosi still resisted, insisting that she was “founded” by the salon owner.