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Nancy Pelosi won’t back down on remote House voting
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Monday that lawmakers would vote remotely until July 3, expanding a contentious clause enacted in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.
Pelosi stated that the decision was made in response to a notification from Acting House Sergeant at Arms Timothy Blodgett that a public health emergency was already in place, despite new CDC guidance on masks and social distancing. Remote voting protocols were introduced as a precautionary measure in May of last year and have since been extended, despite opposition from some Republican lawmakers.
75% of the members of Congress are currently vaccinated and, according to the CDC, no longer pose a risk to themselves or others by gathering together.
Last week, Pelosi stated that the House chamber’s mask provision would remain in place.
This is yet another example of fearmongering by liberals who want to hold onto every bit of power they acquired through the pandemic.
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95-year-old man just became the oldest organ donor in US history
A woman recovering from a liver transplant not only has a new lifesaving organ, but it also made history.
Cecil Lockhart of Welch, West Virginia, became the oldest organ donor in US history when he died on May 4 at the age of 95. Thanks to Lockhart’s decision to be an organ donor, multiple lives were saved.
The decision was an easy one for Lockhart. After his son passed away, Lockhart witnessed how many people were healed and benefited from his son’s decision to be an organ donor.
“Today, knowing his life is continuing through others really is helping us through our grief too,” said Lockhart’s daughter.
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