House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) plans to exclude 1,400 invitees from President Joe Biden’s first address to Congress Wednesday, despite most congressional members being fully vaccinated.
“We went from 1,600 people to 200 people. That is a different dynamic, but it has its own worth,” Pelosi stated to reporters. “It will be its own character, it will be its own wonderful character, no not worried at all.”
Individuals were uninvited due to coronavirus restrictions. But Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) pointed out during former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, Democrats “put 100 senators in the same room sitting just inches apart for hours.” Most senators at that time had not received both vaccine shots.
“It’s interesting — when it came to coming together to impeach Donald Trump for the second time after he was out of office, they put 100 senators in the same room sitting just inches apart for hours at