Austin’s NBC News affiliate reports:
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick tested is self-quarantining with mild symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19 past week. Patrick previously sued the Biden administration over the federal requirement for federal government workers and contractors to be vaccinated.
Last August, Patrick, who’s running for re-election in 2022, was criticized for comments he made blaming Black Americans for COVID-19 spread. “The biggest group in most states are African Americans, who have not been vaccinated. The last time I checked, over 90% of them vote for Democrats,” Patrick said in a Fox News interview.
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Another Texas politician tests positive for coronavirus: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick quarantining after testing positive for COVID-19 last week, according to his campaign staff. @PhilJankowski has the story. #txlege #coronavirus #COVID19 #Texas https://t.co/zgXfe4f4nr
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