Partisan spat over face mask erupts on Senate floor amid pandemic

Posted by on November 17, 2020 12:01 pm
Categories: US National Stories

A debate over following the rules about wearing a mask on the Senate floor during the coronavirus pandemic exploded into an ugly partisan spat Monday. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), speaking in the Senate chamber, noticed that Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), who presided over the meeting from the podium, wasn’t wearing a face covering. “Please wear…