House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday became the latest Democrat lawmaker to attended a protest against the death of George Floyd, walking through a demonstration outside the Capitol.
Flanked by members of her staff and security guards, a masked Pelosi made her way through a crowd of protesters on the Capitol’s east front.
Nancy Pelosi with protestors outside of the Capitol. pic.twitter.com/YsEHZ58XwG— Andrew Weinstein (@Weinsteinlaw) June 3, 2020
Speaker Pelosi is at the protests... pic.twitter.com/9NR01fXcdd— Robert Costa (@costareports) June 3, 2020
Earlier Wednesday, Pelosi told MSNBC that she worried nationwide protests could lead to a resurgence in the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
“I am indeed concerned about that, because it is true that wearing a mask and social distancing are very important to stopping the spread,” the speaker told Morning Joe.
“And as people go out there, I hope that they know that they’re taking a risk, as well as bringing home – but there’s been some good social distancing among some of the crow... (Read more)
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