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April 9, 2022

White House COVID Outbreak: Is Biden at Risk?

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The White House has waved off concerns that President Joe Biden is at risk of contracting the coronavirus after being in close-contact with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) the day before she tested positive for the virus.

“The way a close contact is defined, it’s not arbitrary, it’s not something made up by the White House, it’s CDC guidelines, and how they define it is being within six feet for a cumulative total of 15 minutes over a 24-hour period. They were not. All of their interactions were publicly available, I think you saw them, and that’s how that assessment is made,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.

Images taken at Wednesday’s White House event show Biden kissing Pelosi on the cheek. A reporter asked Psaki how that interaction would not qualify as close contact, and she reiterated the CDC’s 15 minute guideline.

“The way that it is defined is by the … CDC and their definition of it is 15 minutes of contact within a set period of time within six feet. It did not meet that bar,” Psaki said. “It does not mean that no one will get COVID around the world who have a close contact, it just means we are defining for all of you whether the president and their interaction met the definition of the CDC of a close contact.”

The White House did eventually acknowledge that Biden could contract COVID-19, but stressed his vaccinated status.

“We take every precaution to ensure that we keep him safe, we keep the vice president safe, the first lady, the second gentleman, our staff here. But it is certainly possible that he will test positive for COVID, and he is vaccinated, he is boosted and protected from the most severe strains of the virus,” White House communications director Kate Bedingfield said on Friday.


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White House dismisses COVID-19 risk for Biden

5 comments on White House COVID Outbreak: Is Biden at Risk?

  1. Robert says:

    Who cares???????
    F)J)B

    1. TeJames says:

      That was my immediate response !
      However, I don’t wish death on anyone! If Biden is put out to pasture, then Kamala would be in the driver’s seat, and she’s worse than he is, and that’s about as pathetic as it gets. He’s old and senile but she still has some miles left on her! So it’s a
      “lesser of two evils” situation.

  2. David Dutra says:

    With the security fraud that’s going on Biden should be real careful ! It only takes one GOP fan in a top security position to get him hurt….

  3. Carolyn says:

    According to information that has come to light all of the People testing positive for Covid have just made deals with the Alliance, are under house arrest or being investigated, in an effort to save their own skin. Joe Biden will not get Covid 19. There seems to be something else in tore for the actor/body double playing this role.

  4. Deb says:

    I actually feel the same way. Pelosi is in panick mode with mid term elections. Is it possible she is setting up a distraction? All of a sudden Democrats are getting covid and they ar talking masks and everything again. Isn’t that what in 2020 election. I pray that We The People never allow that to ever happen again. I wish thy would just get Pelosi out of office and Schumer. Biden is their patsy, they need him to do their crooked crap beind peoples backs, so he should be safe, cause I certainly wish him no harm. I am just not a Biden fan.

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