Rep. Louie Gohmert tests positive for coronavirus

The Representative from Texas tested positive Wednesday morning

Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
(Win McNamee / Getty Images)
Updated: July 29, 2020 - 1:54pm

Texas Republican Louie Gohmert has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He has been spotted recently walking about the Capitol sans mask. 

Congressman Gohmert tested positive during his pre-screen on Wednesday morning, he was originally scheduled to fly with President Donald Trump to Texas. 

Gohmert was present at Tuesday's fiery Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Attorney General Bill Barr. Gohmert wore a mask during the hearing. Lawmakers were also seated at a distance from one another during the session.

Shop Our Store