Arizona congressman diagnosed with coronavirus blasts other lawmakers who ‘fail to take this crisis seriously’

Rep. Raul Grijalva tore into other members of Congress who resisted wearing masks after he became the latest lawmaker to test positive for the coronavirus.

The 72-year-old Arizona Democrat revealed his diagnosis on Saturday. Grijalva said that despite the positive test, he is asymptomatic, feels healthy, and has gone into self-quarantine. The nine-term congressman had led a hearing this week that was attended by Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, who was also diagnosed with the virus.

Although he didn’t single out Gohmert or other Republicans by name, Grijalva excoriated those on Capitol Hill who he said have not taken sufficient
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