U.S. Attorney General to be tested for COVID-19 after being in contact with Congressman Gohmert

by Reuters
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 15:21 GMT

By Sarah N. Lynch

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be tested for COVID-19, after coming in close contact with Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert on Tuesday when Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee, a Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed.

Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec added that Barr already faces routine testing for COVID-19 at the White House. (Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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