Jan. 7 (UPI) — Rep. Jake LaTurner, R-Kan., stated Thursday he has examined constructive for the coronavirus, changing into the third Republican Home member this week to say they’ve been contaminated.
Kay Granger and Kevin Brady, each from Texas, stated they examined constructive for COVID-19, as properly, this week.
LaTurner made the assertion after voting on the Home ground in assist of a problem to Arizona’s Electoral School votes.
“Late Wednesday night, Congressman Jake LaTurner acquired a constructive check end result for COVID-19,” a press release on Twitter stated. “Congressman LaTurner took the check as a part of Washington D.C.’s journey pointers that require guests to be examined. He’s not experiencing any signs at the moment.”
“Congressman LaTurner is following the recommendation of the Home doctor and CDC pointers and, subsequently, doesn’t plan to return to the Home ground for votes till he’s cleared to take action,” the message stated.
LaTurner missed the vote on difficult Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes after receiving his constructive check after midnight.
The marked the tip to a chaotic day Wednesday when LaTurner and his Home and Senate colleagues needed to be ushered out of their chambers after supporters for President Donald Trump breached the doorway of the Capitol constructing and interrupted the Electoral School certification.