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Nancy Pelosi stands by calling Kevin McCarthy ‘moron’ for opposing mask mandate

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Nancy Pelosi stands by calling Kevin McCarthy ‘moron’ for opposing mask mandate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stood by her assertion that her Republican colleague Kevin McCarthy is a “moron” for his criticism of a new mask mandate.

Ms Pelosi had earlier called the House minority leader “such a moron” when she was asked by a reporter about his opposition to the policy.

The House of Representatives moved to reinstate a mask mandate as concerns about the Delta variant of Covid-19 increase.

But Mr McCarthy criticised the speaker’s move to reinstate the mandate on the House side.

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