Report: US Congressman Gohmert Tests Positive for Coronavirus 

Posted on July 29, 2020 8:32 am

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U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert has tested positive for the coronavirus, Politico reported Wednesday, after being seen recently without a mask on Capitol Hill. 

Politico, citing multiple sources, reported the Texas lawmaker tested positive after being screened Wednesday at the White House before he was due to depart with President Donald Trump on a flight to Gohmert’s home state. 

Gohmert said in an interview with CNN last month he did not wear a mask because he was being tested regularly for the coronavirus. 

“I don’t have the coronavirus, turns out as of yesterday I’ve never had it,” Gohmert said. “But if I get it,