Republican Rep. Barry Moore (AL) pushed back on Thursday against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) efforts to get House members to wear specially protective masks while in the chamber under threat of arrest from Capitol police.
“Pelosi is no longer a benevolent dictator. She’s a tyrant. The power has gone to her head,” Moore wrote on Instagram.
“It’s NOT Pelosi’s House – it’s the PEOPLE’S House,” he pointed out, adding that the Senate in the same building is not being made to wear masks.
Pelosi has “allowed the CDC and this government agency to really start pushing regulations on the American people rather than the voice of the American people,” he said.
A number of Republicans are refusing to wear masks in defiance of new CDC guidance, which some say is not based on science.
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