Stefani Reynolds / Getty ImagesSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wears a protective mask while arriving to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. (Stefani Reynolds / Getty Images)
House Democrats are implementing a new edict proposed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that will fine any member of Congress who does not wear a mask.
The first offense will cost a member $500. The second will carry a $2,500 fine. Fines cannot be paid from campaign funds or expense accounts.
In addition, the House Office Building Commisssion will be immediately considering the implementation of a similar fine system for non-compliance in office buildings.
— Heather Caygle (@heatherscope) January 12, 2021
In an Op-Ed in The Washington Post, Democratic