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Donald Trump and Louie Gohmert were supposed to travel to Texas. Then Gohmert tested positive to coronavirus – ABC News

Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert, who has been vocal about refusing to wear a mask, has tested positive for coronavirus hours before he was due to travel with President Donald Trump.

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Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert, who has steadfastly refused to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Key points:

  • Republican Louie Gohmert became the 13th member of US Congress to test positive to coronavirus
  • He had long refused to wear a mask, and appeared to blame wearing one in the past week for catching COVID-19
  • Coronavirus deaths in the US have surged past 150,000 from more than four million cases

Mr Gohmert …

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