No mask, no mic: Pelosi installs new rule requiring masks for lawmakers speaking on House floor and withdrawing recognition from those who speak without a mask

No mask, no mic: Pelosi installs new rule requiring masks for lawmakers speaking on House floor and withdrawing recognition from those who speak without a mask

December 16, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementAs the US passed 300,000 deaths from COVID-19, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expanded the House of Representatives floor mask requirement on Tuesday. Pelosi’s move means that House members will need to wear masks while speaking on the House floor, as they have been required to do when speaking with the media in the…