News broke in the last few minutes that Sen. Thom Tillis out of North Carolina has tested positive for the Covid-19 chinavirus. And minutes later, Senate Ghoul Leader Chuck Schumer used it as a ploy in his party’s war on Amy Coney Barrett.
Local North Carolina journalists were the first to post the news, which was delivered via statement from Tillis’ office. It quickly went national of course.
Sen. Thom Tillis tests positive for COVID-19
— Kenny Beck (@kennybeckWXII) October 3, 2020
Inbox: @SenThomTillis tests positive for COVID-19: "I will be following the recommendations of my doctor and will be self-isolating at home for 10 days and notifying those I’ve been in close contact with. Thankfully, I have no symptoms and I feel well."
— Ben Siegel (@benyc) October 3, 2020
2ND GOP SENATOR tests POSITIVE for COVID: THOM TILLIS of NC who is facing tough re-election in November. Mike Lee also positive pic.twitter.com/odcB0mbrd4
— Scott Wong (@scottwongDC) October 3, 2020
Tillis then shared the news on his own Twitter, saying he has no symptoms and feels fine.
Tonight my COVID-19 test came back positive. I’m following the recommendations of my doctor. Thankfully, I have no symptoms and feel well. COVID is a very contagious virus. If you were exposed or start to display symptoms, please call your doctor, self-isolate, and get tested. pic.twitter.com/fwc826dkvQ
— Senator Thom Tillis (@SenThomTillis) October 3, 2020
Nevertheless, Schumer descended.
— Ed O'Keefe (@edokeefe) October 3, 2020
“It is irresponsible and dangerous to move forward with a hearing, and there is absolutely no good reason to do so,” says the guy whose party wants the entire election done from home.
Hey fella, you can hold hearings from home too. Y’all have been doing it literally for weeks and weeks.