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    Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Raúl Grijalva on Tuesday alleged a “cover-up” and demanded a criminal perjury probe into the Interior Department’s top lawyer after an inspector general report concluded that political appointees at the agency withheld documents about Secretary David Bernhardt during his Senate confirmation process last year. In a joint statement, Wyden and Grijalva called on...
    Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) ripped Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and other Republicans for taking “an egotistical approach” to the pandemic to “score political points” after the democratic congressman tested positive for Covid-19 following a congressional hearing. Grijalva sat near to Gohmert during William Barr’s testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on July 28. Gohmert, who...
    The Interior Department took a shot at the Democratic chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee in a statement wishing him a speedy recovery from COVID-19. “We wish Chairman [Raúl] Grijalva a speedy recovery. He’s paid a lot of money by the American people to be an elected official – a job he sought and...
    Days after being forced to share air with a Texas congressman (and staunch anti-mask enthusiast)—who tested positive for COVID-19 the very next day—Democratic congressman Raúl Grijalva announced Saturday that he, too, has tested positive for the deadly virus.  WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement after testing positive for COVID-19:   “The Attending Physician...
    Days after being forced to share air with a Texas congressman (and staunch anti-mask enthusiast)—who tested positive for COVID-19 the very next day—Democratic congressman Raúl Grijalva announced Saturday that he, too, has tested positive for the deadly virus.  WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement after testing positive for COVID-19: “The Attending Physician...
    A MAN WALKS HIS DOG AS THE SUN SETS IN ASUNCION, PARAGUAY, AUG. 1, 2020, AMID THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. - The coronavirus pandemic, declared by the World Health Organization on March 11, will be a lengthy one, the WHO said Saturday. Citing the likelihood of response fatigue, the health organization’s emergency committee anticipates the...
    Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ) used his press release announcing his positive COVID-19 diagnosis as an opportunity to scold Republicans on Capitol Hill who have refused to wear masks. “I have tested positive for COVID-19,” Grijalva tweeted Saturday. “As a result, I will be self-isolating in quarantine. I currently have no symptoms, feel fine, and...
    Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., appeared on Saturday's "Fox Report" to discuss the status of the next coronavirus stimulus bill and to react to fellow Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva's diagnosis with the virus. "We're in the dark a little bit ourselves even as members of Congress because it's being done essentially with the White House and right...
    Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) has tested positive for Covid-19 after attending a July 28 House committee hearing with Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), who tested positive less than 24 hours after that hearing, and Grijalva had harsh words for Congressional Republicans who “strut around the Capitol without a mask to selfishly make a political statement at the expense...
    Rep. Raul Grijalva tore into other members of Congress who resisted wearing masks after he became the latest lawmaker to test positive for the coronavirus. The 72-year-old Arizona Democrat revealed his diagnosis on Saturday. Grijalva said that despite the positive test, he is asymptomatic, feels healthy, and has gone into self-quarantine. The nine-term congressman...
    Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva became the tenth member of Congress to test positive for the coronavirus. The 72-year-old congressman is asymptotic and was informed of his diagnosis from the attending physician of the capitol. “I currently have no symptoms, feel fine, and hope to make a quick and speedy recovery,” he told Reuters, adding...
    Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva became the tenth member of Congress to test positive for the coronavirus. The 72-year-old congressman is asymptotic and was informed of his diagnosis from the attending physician of the capitol. “I currently have no symptoms, feel fine, and hope to make a quick and speedy recovery,” he told Reuters, adding that...
    By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee said Saturday he tested positive for the coronavirus days after he sat close to another member of the panel, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, who also tested positive. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., said in a statement that he has the virus...
    AP pool photograph For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones' newsletters.Following the announcement this week that Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)—who proudly refused to wear a mask in the halls of Congress—tested positive for COVID-19, other members of Congress acknowledged their concerns about possible infection.  Louie Gohmert lives and sleeps...
    Congressman Raúl Grijalva announced in a statement Saturday that he has tested positive for coronavirus, saying he would self-isolate in quarantine under the recommendation of the Capitol attending physician. Grijalva, a Democrat from Arizona, said he was asymptomatic, feels fine, and hopes "to make a quick and speedy recovery." Grijalva's diagnosis comes after Republican Congressman...
    By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee said Saturday he tested positive for the coronavirus days after he sat close to another member of the panel, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, who also tested positive. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., said in a statement that he has...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Raul Grijalva, an Arizona Democrat, has tested positive for coronavirus but feels fine and has gone into isolation, he said in a statement on Saturday. Grijalva, 72, was told of the positive test by the attending physician of the capitol, he said. "I currently have no symptoms, feel fine, and hope...
    (CNN)Arizona Democrat Rep. Raúl Grijalva has tested positive for coronavirus, his office confirmed Saturday.Grijalva "was notified by the (Capitol) attending physician yesterday evening that he has tested positive for Covid-19," his communications director, Geoff Nolan, told CNN on Saturday. Because he had been at a hearing on Tuesday with Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert, who...
    Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.Bill Clark | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva tested positive for Covid-19, his office announced on Saturday. Grijalva, a Democrat whose district includes parts of the Phoenix and Tucson areas, as well as much of the state's border region with Mexico, is self-isolating in the Washington, D.C.,...
    Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) has tested positive for COVID-19 after being in Washington, D.C., this week, becoming the latest member of Congress to be diagnosed with the disease. "While I cannot blame anyone directly for this, this week has shown that there are some Members of Congress who fail to take this crisis seriously," Grijalva...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Dozens of people have chosen to camp, protest and march outside the Aurora GEO ICE detention center for the last several weeks. Those doing so say they are calling on the ICE facility to release all detainees amid fears of the spread of COVID-19. (credit: CBS) However, ICE officials have notified...