Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) is calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to “end the charade” and allow congressmembers to speak on the House floor without masks, according to a letter first obtained by Breitbart News.
Boebert in her letter, dated April 30, points to President Joe Biden’s speech he gave in the House chamber Wednesday to a joint session of Congress during which he did not wear a mask, while Pelosi and Vice President Kamala Harris, who sat behind him, did wear masks. All three have been vaccinated.
In December, Pelosi tightened her coronavirus rules by requiring congressmembers to wear masks when they give floor speeches in the House chamber, and the speaker has set a $500 fine for anyone who violates the requirement as well as a $2,500 fine for a second offense.
“I write to express my frustration at the inconsistent rules you have imposed