In a video widely shared on Twitter, Democratic House Speaker Kevin McCarthy called a “moron” after he criticized wearing a mask.
Requested by reporters as he left Capitol Hill in Washington on July 28, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made harsh remarks toward Kevin McCarthy, who said that wearing a mask for those vaccinated “political decision».
The video was posted by Daniela Diaz, a journalist who tracks Congress for CNNNancy Pelosi is shown getting into her car, grumbling:He’s a moron!»
Hours ago, Kevin McCarthy, the leader of the Republicans in Congress, posted a tweet in which he said: “Make no mistake: threatening to wear masks again is not a scientific decision, but one made by liberal government officials who want to continue to live in a perpetual pandemic.».
Hours later, the 56-year-old politician was offended again with another tweet: “President Pelosi wants you to do what you say, not what you do. She and President Biden are doing their best to ensure that you can continue to live in fear wearing your mask, even if you have been vaccinated.»
Deputy Chief of Staff Nancy Pelosi Drew Hamill declined to confirm the Speaker’s remarks captured in the video from CNN, based on an inaudible audio recording. “Unfortunately, we can’t verify this audio recording due to its poor quality, but I can confirm it [Nancy Pelosi] He believes that to say that the mask requirement is “not a science-based decision” is an aberration.He explained in a tweet.
Relations between Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy have deteriorated recently, particularly because of the Democratic congressional leader’s investigation into the January 6 attack on Capitol Hill, which may implicate the behavior of some members of the Republican Party.
The video, which captured Nancy Pelosi’s words, had nearly 250,000 views on Thursday night.
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