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The Capitol insurrection seems to have caused a superspreader event among lawmakers. Some Republicans refused to mask up

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Members of Congress evacuate the House chamber as protesters attempt to enter during a joint session of Congress on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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Three members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 following the Capitol insurrection.
When the mob invaded the building, lawmakers - some of them maskless - had to shelter together in a secure location for hours.
Some representatives now consider that lockdown a superspreader event, an instance in which an infected person passes the coronavirus to a disproportionate number of others.
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Several Congressional Democrats claim the January 6 Capitol insurrection was aided by 'insiders'

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

"They knew where to go. I've been told... by some other Congresspeople that their staff are saying that they saw people being allowed into the building through side doors," House Majority Whip James Clyburn told CBSN.
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Several Democratic members of Congress have alleged that the mob at the US Capitol had help from people with insider knowledge of the building.
On Tuesday, New Jersey Rep. Mikie Sherril released a Facebook Live video claiming she saw several members of Congress taking people on "reconnaissance" tours on January 5.
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