Pelosi Says Members Must Keep Wearing Masks

Congressional Republicans are celebrating “freedom” guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks or socially distance, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will keep a full mask mandate within the House chamber.

When asked if she will lift the mandate in light of the new guidance, Pelosi told CNN, “No. … Are they all vaccinated?”

On Thursday evening, the House’s attending physician sent an email to Capitol staff with updated mask guidance saying that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most areas of the House side of the Capitol complex, but the mask requirement will not change in the Hall of the House “until all Members and floor staff are fully vaccinated.”

Pelosi has admitted, though, that she does not know exactly who has gotten the shot. “It’s a matter of privacy who or who isn’t vaccinated,” she said at a press conference last month.

Keep reading at The Washington Examiner.

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