As politicians lecture ordinary Americans about the dangers of family dinners, particularly the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Democratic and Republican leaders in the House of Representatives are planning to hold dinners for their respective new members.
NBC News correspondent Leigh Ann Caldwell reported on Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said the dinners were “very spaced” and that the Capitol physician signed off on them.
“House Dem and GOP leaders are holding respective dinners for new members,” Caldwell tweeted. “.@SpeakerPelosi told me it’s safe. ‘It’s very spaced,’ she said and there is enhanced ventilation and the Capitol physician signed off.”
House Dem and GOP leaders are holding respective dinners for new members.
— Leigh Ann Caldwell (@LACaldwellDC) November 13, 2020
This is just the latest example of political elites disregarding coronavirus rules and restrictions that