Louie Gohmert’s anti-masker ‘venom’ comes back to haunt him after he tests positive for COVID-19
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) tested positive for the coronavirus, and his past statements and actions came back to haunt him.
The Texas Republican took part in a Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, and was spotted greeting Attorney General Bill Barr without a mask. He has previously stated his opposition to safety measures to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
Gohmert: And I do want to advise our media friends before they wrote stories about how we didn’t wear masks and we… https://t.co/BJwLsvZPbn— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn Torabi)1588962568.0
I’ve spent a lot of time in House gallery watching Gohmert frequently interact with colleagues and not wearing a ma… https://t.co/3qWcb2dbgg— Manu Raju (@Manu Raju)1596032308.0
Karma. Anti-mask zealot Congressman Gohmert (R-Texas) tested positive for #COVID19 this morning. He’s been also wal… https://t.co/0pRL5GaBU9— Eric Feigl-Ding (@Eric Feigl-Ding)1596032200.0
What a fucking dumbass. He put every single member of congress at risk by not wearing a mask. Now he's got the vir… https://t.co/3RpXWWLnXM— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@Holly Figueroa O'Reilly)1596033015.0
.@replouiegohmert is, to put it kindly, a dumbass, crazy, and a jerk. Everyone on the Hill knows that. This proves… https://t.co/JTJL4hRJ4Q— Katie Hill (@Katie Hill)1596033148.0
Gohmert’s district is filled with a lot of anti-mask Trumpists. I wonder how they’ll react to this news. Maybe it w… https://t.co/yGBXIZT9aq— Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈 (@Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈)1596033107.0
@HeidiNBC Gohmert was conspicuously, ominously without a mask spewing his venom at yesterday’s Judiciary Committee hearing.— Cameron Yow (@Cameron Yow)1596033309.0
It's too early to predict and obviously there are just so many variables and moving parts, but just projecting from… https://t.co/5XRHmy3lwr— David Roth (@David Roth)1596032442.0
@replouiegohmert How many people have you infected you monumentally ignorant moron— JohnO (@JohnO)1596033303.0
@cenkuygur @replouiegohmert I hope he’s not ok. Off to the misting tent to get cured!!! https://t.co/Nd3KQrHGtm— Ruben From Deep (@Ruben From Deep)1596033313.0