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Rand Paul Statement on Coronavirus Test Destroys Media Lies Accusing Him of Risking Other Senators

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) announced Sunday he had tested positive for the COVID-19 Chinese coronavirus, but that he was not showing any symptoms. Almost immediately reports popped up in the media accusing Paul of putting the Senate at risk by carrying on with his normal activities on the Hill while awaiting the results of the test. Two of Paul’s fellow senators also criticized him.

Monday Paul released a statement explaining his actions, stating he took the test as a precaution even though he had no known close contact with anyone who is infected and he was not showing any symptoms because of his damaged lung from an attack several years ago–and because he travels the country as a senator.

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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