Skip to comments.GOP Rep. Doug Collins self-quarantines after exposure to coronavirus patient
Posted on 03/09/2020 1:45:22 PM PDT by Nero Germanicus
Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) on Monday announced that he would self-quarantine at his home after coming into contact with a person who later tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The announcement makes Collins the third GOP lawmaker to say they're taking the precautionary measure. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) separately said on Sunday that they would self-quarantine until 14 days had passed since interacting with the individual at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland.
This afternoon, I was notified by CPAC that they discovered a photo of myself and the patient who has tested positive for coronavirus," Collins said in a statement. "While I feel completely healthy and I am not experiencing any symptoms, I have decided to self-quarantine at my home for the remainder of the 14-day period out of an abundance of caution."
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He should report his exposure to the Speaker...in person.
Matt Gaetz as well. Wore a gas mask for cheap laughs. Exposed to the virus then rode on Air Force One with POTUS
Along with Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ). All exposed at CPAC.
Lots of free vacation time coming to people. Think I will try this with my employer too. Might be good to use this scam to catch up on some books and get a few projects done at the house.
I never trusted Gaetz. He is smarmy. His gas mask stunt was idiotic.
OMG ROFL ROFL Post of the Day
This will be interesting to see how many get it.
The person who had it at the Biogen conference did some real damage in turns of spreading it.
btw, doesn’t it seem that the person who has it must be high up in the echelon of that event. He was close to a number of people.
I am not familiar with how it operates.
Didn’t people slam some Democrat who said that if she had Coronavirus she would go to Trump rallies?
“I never trusted Gaetz. He is smarmy.”
He’s a smart-mouth doofus who thinks he’s too cute by half. I think he may be doing a good job in his position, but he creeps me out.
Gaetz is hilarious. I mean, really how do you top that?
Just go away.You’ll never get laughs like these again, Matt
“Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida flew on Air Force One with Trump on Monday.”
Daddy was a politician too. Genes...or learned, lol. I like him but I dont really trust him either. Nobody goes to DC because they actually GAF about Americans.
so which white press corps is going to get it from flying on Air Force ONe.
Although, they might have a better air filitration system. Anyone know?
I agree and it was stupid for wearing that mask. Now it has come back to bite him right in the Arse.
I don’t really know what he was trying to do with that stunt. Although, he said he was trying to show that they needed to change the rules in the House to address masks , etc
And here we go....Congress is about to get hit with it.
Nancy probably tested herself right away.
Strange that Collins isnt saying whether he as been tested.
According to Matt Schlapp, no one besides the original guy who has the infection, has yet to be infected.
Several have self quarantined. March 14th will be the last day. Hope everyone is clear by then.
The Republicans are being good role models to minimize contact with other people.
There are far too many folks that go to work or socialize when they have a nasty cold and as a result spread it to others.
I never liked Gaetz either. He’s an attention whore. His little mask stunt made him look the fool. He is a smart ass and needs to be brought down a notch, even though he’s on the right side of the issues. He’s nothing like Devin Nunes.....but wants to receive the same attention.
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