'Cover-up artist' Jim Jordan blasted after revealing he had COVID

'Cover-up artist' Jim Jordan blasted after revealing he had COVID
Rep. Jim Jordan (Image via Gage Skidmore)

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) made a stunning revelation Tuesday afternoon: he had contracted COVID-19, but appears to have not made any public disclosures of his health status. Jordan is both anti-vaxx and and anti-mask, and still refuses to reveal his vaccination status.

"I've had the virus, I don't talk about my health status with reporters," Congressman Jordan told a Spectrum News Capitol Hill reporter who had asked if he has been vaccinated since saying over the summer he had not been.

"I've had the coronavirus and recovered," Jordan said, adding that he's had his antibodies tested and is eligible to "donate plasma."

Asked if he knew when he had COVID-19 Jordan said, "I believe it was back early in the summer." It's unclear why he would say he "believes" it was early in the summer.

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Former federal prosecutor (and former Republican) Ron Filipkowski blasted Jordan.

"The highly deceptive, secretive and experienced cover-up artist that is Jim Jordan reveals that he had covid this summer. What are the odds he told everyone about it that he had close contact with back then?" Filipkowski asked.

Jordan says he had coronavirus in the early summer, but just before that, in April, he was blasted for posting this " snarky" tweet:

Last month The Daily Beast published a piece on the Ohio Republican titled: "Jim Jordan Makes His Move to Be the Most Batshit Anti-Vaxxer of All" after he had declared, "Ohio should ban all vaccine mandates."

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Others also chastised the Trump acolyte for hiding his COVID status, with some bringing up allegations he ignored reports a team doctor was sexually harassing or abusing his wrestlers when he was an asst. coach at Ohio State:







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