US Congressman Gohmert Tests Positive for Coronavirus
U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert of Texas says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Gohmert, a Republican, had been seen recently without a mask on Capitol Hill, including at least part of the time while he attended the House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday to hear testimony from Attorney General William Barr.
In a video, Gohmert said he was screened Wednesday at the White House before he was due to depart with President Donald Trump on a flight to Gohmert’s home state and tested positive. Gohmert, who said he is asymptomatic, did not travel with the president.
Gohmert said in an interview with CNN