House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has proven to be a reprehensible person during her decades in Congress.
But sometimes she takes it so far that you have to stand back in wonder at how a person can be so callous as she did after President Donald Trump was diagnosed with coronavirus last week.
The Western Journal reported:
It took House Speaker Nancy Pelosi less than 30 seconds into an interview Friday to inject divisive partisan politics into a conversation about President Donald Trump’s health following his positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
The woman who entered a closed salon in her district in San Francisco on Aug. 31 without a mask had the audacity to make the most stunning news of the 2020 election, so far, about herself.
Speaking with CNN Friday morning, Pelosi wasted no time turning the news into a political opportunity to advance her party’s agenda — after a few potshots, of course.
“Hopefully, this will be a message to the rest of the country, though, that you have to wear your mask. You have to be tested,” the Speaker said.
Again, this is the woman who was caught on video not wearing a mask is a closed salon to get her hair done.
“And sad as the diagnosis is that the president and first lady have maybe it is the pivotal moment to take us to a different place as we fight this vicious virus based on science, not on politics,” Pelosi said.
That is a nice sentiment. But Pelosi forgot about it when she went right back to talking politics.
“Maybe the blessing of all of this, as sad as it is … that the rest of the country has to know that even with the precautions taken surrounding the President, that people are susceptible so that they should ignore the, shall we say, mocking of masks,” she said.
“I pray for [President Trump & First Lady Melania Trump] all the time, including last night, so this was just a continuation of more prayers,” she said.
And she used the diagnosis of the president on Friday to push for the Democrats massive spending package.
“We have to have the funding for tracing and treatment and engage in social distancing. That’s not what the White House was engaged in,” she said.
“Now, hopefully, they’ll send a different message to the country, or even if they don’t do that, it will be a lesson learned by the rest of the country,” she said.
The interview came after the president was sent to Walter Reed Hospital for precautionary measures.
The White House staff said that the president will continue working from the hospital and his physician, Dr. Sean Conley, said he is doing well.
“This evening, I am happy to report that the President is doing very well. He is not requiring any supplemental oxygen, but in consultation with specialists, we have elected to initiate Remdesivir therapy. He has completed his first dose and is resting comfortably,” he said.
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