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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., explained the rift between Democratic politicians and others over monoclonal antibody access and the spread of COVID-19 Friday on “Hannity.”
MEDICAL EXPERT SAYS PELOSI CONTRACTS COVID-19 MAY BE A ‘GREAT TEACHING MOMENT’
SEN. PAUL: It happened in January. [The government] pulled the first two monoclonals because they said they didn’t work in the lab. Meanwhile, thousands of doctors were left without treatment, and they were saying, “We think it still works. So that’s what’s happening now, and that’s why it’s going to be a very important question for Nancy Pelosi. Did she receive the monoclonals? And so if they pulled them off the market for the rest of the hoi polloi, but Nancy Pelosi gets them, or President Biden should get the monoclonals, then we have a real, real problem that there’s a different standard for the Democratic politicians than the mainstream public.
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It all depends on whether you are a Democrat or a Republican. … [W]When I first caught COVID I had no symptoms, eventually got a positive test 10 days after I probably had the disease. And so I was no longer contagious. And yet, everyone went crazy because “Oh, he was in the gym” or “he was here…” Two Democrats were positive that same spring, had antibodies and no one went back to their calendar to say: they This day, this day, this day?” No, that’s a double standard. People they don’t like – leftist media loves to pick on Republicans, but when it comes to Nancy Pelosi , “Oh, that’s not really close contact. Well, that’s ridiculous. Nobody in America [who] sees her…kissing Biden on the cheek…would understand that’s not close contact.
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