Ted Cruz will no longer wear mask in Capitol complex

Ted Cruz will no longer wear mask in Capitol complex
Cruz speaks on the Senate floor. YouTube, Ted Cruz video

[Ed. – Media having predictable meltdown.  Cruz isn’t even the first one; he’s just better known than the other fellow.]

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on Thursday that he will no longer be wearing a mask at the Capitol since he is fully vaccinated.

“At this point I’ve been vaccinated. Everybody working in the Senate has been vaccinated,” Cruz told CNN. “CDC has said in small groups, particularly with people who were vaccinated, don’t need to wear masks.”

Cruz and many other lawmakers have been fully vaccinated against the virus, but the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is still recommending vaccinated people wear masks in large groups of people since many have not been fully vaccinated yet. …

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The House requires that lawmakers wear masks, but the Senate does not.

Cruz is joining Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) in walking around the Capitol and on the Senate floor without a mask.

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