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Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for coronavirus Republican Kentucky senator Rand Paul tests positive for COVID-19 and will remain in quarantine, according to his official Twitter account. FOX News operates ...
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“Paul has tested positive for COVID-19. He is in quarantine, asymptomatic and tested out of an abundance of caution due to his extensive travel. He was not aware of any contact with any infected person; he expects to be back after his quarantine period ends and will continue to work for the people of Kentucky. Ten days ago, our D.C. office began operating remotely.” He had earlier tweeted out a Politico story: “DOJ seeks emergency powers amid pandemic. We must resist government run amok taking advantage of a crisis. This is how your liberty dies. Stand up and resist.”

On March 20, his opinion column ran on The Hill. “I have already advocated for several commonsense proposals that would expand the availability of urgently needed items such as masks and respirators. I’ve introduced legislation to speed the testing and production of drugs and vaccines,” it says in part.

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