Multiple White House officials have tested positive for COVID-19, including at least one case that the White House did not publicly disclose, and an aide in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office also tested positive for the coronavirus after the individual met with Texas Democrats who fled the state last week in a desperate attempt to stop bills from passing in the state legislature.
The news comes as yet another Texas Democrat tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of Texas Democrats who have tested positive to six, which is more than 10% of the 58 Texas Democrats who fled to Washington, D.C., last week.
The Pelosi staffer helped usher a delegation of Democratic Texas lawmakers around the Capitol last week. … Both that staffer and the White House official were at the same rooftop reception at the Eaton DC hotel last Wednesday night. The White House official has not had any recent direct contact with President Biden. The Pelosi