Democratic Rep. Gwen Moore Travelled All The Way To D.C. To Vote For Pelosi’s Congressional Position As Speaker Despite Being Coronavirus Positive

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Rep. Gwen Moore went all the way to Washington, DC despite being tested positive for COVID-19 to vote for Nancy Pelosi as House Speaker.

Moore Tweeted, “I tested positive for COVID-19. I am following guidance from my doctor and am isolating from others. I am thankful to be feeling well. And I do not foresee this disrupting my work for Wisconsin’s Fourth.”

She was in Wisconsin when she was diagnosed.

“I have had great medical care, through Froedtert Hospital, and they have taken very good care of me. The moment that I got my diagnosis, the interventions were in place right away.”

“Thank you all for the well wishes. I am feeling good! My quarantine is over and I am medically cleared to travel and work on behalf of Wisconsin’s Fourth Congressional District,” she tweeted.

It is not clear exactly when Moore traveled to D.C. and how.

A number of Republicans slammed Pelosi for allowing Moore to vote despite a COVID-19 diagnosis in order to ensure Pelosi’s election as House speaker.