Andy Biggs Lashes Out at Texas Democrats Who Caught Covid While Fighting for Voting Rights

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Representative Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) criticized the Texas Democrats who fled their authorities and went to Washington, D.C. to marque a propulsion for voting rights, blaming them for a “super spreader event” aft respective of them caught Covid-19.

“The media won’t admit the Texas Democrats’ sojourn to DC was a ‘super-spreader’ event,” helium wrote. “I privation Republicans had it this easy.”

The media won't admit the Texas Democrats' sojourn to DC was a "super-spreader" event.

I privation Republicans had it this easy.

— Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) July 21, 2021

Biggs issued his remarks aft at slightest six authorities lawmakers tested affirmative for the coronavirus, stalling their advancement astatine pressuring the Senate to walk voting rights protections that would counteract authorities that restricts voting successful their state.

The full delegation from Texas is present stuck astatine a Washington edifice aft six of the Democratic authorities representatives tested affirmative for the coronavirus, and an authoritative from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bureau who met with them has besides tested positive,” The New York Times reported.

But Biggs cannot assertion the motivation precocious crushed here: Biggs has made headlines successful the past for criticizing and flouting nationalist wellness recommendations arsenic the pandemic continues to endanger the United States.

Biggs, for example, opposes wearing masks to forestall the transmission of COVID-19, and has adjacent encouraged Arizonans to not deterioration masks. He has besides claimed that the pandemic has been blown retired of proportion, arsenic erstwhile helium stated that radical should not trust connected recommendations from wellness experts Dr. Anthony Fauci oregon Dr. Deborah Birx, accusing them of having “relentlessly relied connected admittedly spurious models to scare america into accepting unlawful, draconian gov’t measures that whitethorn not marque anyone safer.”

In the combat against COVID-19, Arizona should NOT beryllium relying connected proposal from Dr. Fauci & Dr. Birx.

They person relentlessly relied connected admittedly spurious models to scare america into accepting unlawful, draconian gov’t measures that whitethorn not marque anyone safer. https://t.co/8hE04A7Vjm

— Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) July 2, 2020

Biggs and Ken Buck (R-Colo.) were the lone 2 representatives to ballot against the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act successful aboriginal March 2020.

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