US Republicans criticized Home of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday for going to a hair salon in San Francisco in an obvious violation of town’s coronavirus pandemic rules, however the Democratic chief mentioned she had been informed by the salon the appointment was allowed.
Pelosi briefly addressed the difficulty to reporters in San Francisco, saying, “I take duty for falling for a set-up.”
Below strict guidelines to fight the coronavirus pandemic, hair salons in San Francisco had been nonetheless prohibited from admitting clients on Monday, when Pelosi had her appointment, though salons elsewhere within the state and throughout a lot of the nation had been already open.
President Donald Trump and different Republicans seized on a quick video of Pelosi’s appointment, which first aired on the Fox Information channel, to accuse Pelosi, probably the most senior elected Democrat in Washington, of hypocrisy.
Trump – who took months to embrace mask-wearing as a solution to gradual the unfold of COVID-19 – used the incident to assault Pelosi, saying on Twitter that she is “always lecturing” others.
“The Magnificence Parlor proprietor should actually dislike Loopy Nancy Pelosi. Turning her in, on tape, is a extremely huge deal,” the president wrote.
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