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GOP Rep. Don Young, 87, Oldest Member Of Congress, Tests COVID+ After Shrugging Off Face Mask Protocol

Alaska Public Radio reports: U.S. Rep. Don Young, 87, has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced in a tweet Thursday. Young, a Republican, was first elected in 1973 and is now the Dean of the House, meaning he’s the longest-serving member of Congress. He’s also the chamber’s oldest member. He photographed at one of his fundraisers not wearing a mask …

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GOP Rep Tells Seniors To Ignore “Beer Virus” Hysteria

The Anchorage Daily News reports: Alaska’s lone member of the U.S. House, Rep. Don Young, told a gathering of senior citizens last week that dangers posed by the coronavirus pandemic — the “beer virus,” he called it — have been overblown due to media-fueled hysteria. Speaking on Friday at Mat-Su Senior Services, a Palmer nonprofit that provides housing and services …

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GOP Rep Head-Butts Camera After Question On Trump

The Huffington Post reports: Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) came up with a novel way to avoid a question about President Donald Trump on Thursday. Instead of ignoring the activists from the progressive group MoveOn.org who were asking it, he head-butted their camera. “There you go,” he said, then walked into an elevator to end the strange encounter. He never answered …

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