The Idaho State Journal reports:
Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin on Tuesday touted a proposal she’s crafted to funnel millions of the state’s CARES Act funds to a Nevada company for technology including “walk-through disinfectant cubes” to be installed at the state Capitol.
McGeachin, who held a statewide virtual press conference with pastors and business owners around the state to decry current Gov. Brad Little’s coronavirus response and call for Idahoans to gather to celebrate Thanksgiving with “courage,” said with “very high-tech equipment” manufactured by Xtreme Manufacturing in Las Vegas, “A person can walk through a cube and be disinfected from head to toe, including on the bottom of their feet.”
Such technology has been widely discredited. Xtreme Manufacturing, owned by Las Vegas hotel owner Don Ahern, hosted a big Trump campaign rally at its Henderson, Nevada, plant on Sept. 13 that McGeachin attended; she posted multiple photos from the rally on Facebook.
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