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Southwest CEO Tests Positive After Senate Hearing; Sens. Booker and Warren Announce They Have COVID

HeadlineDec 20, 2021

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly tested positive for the coronavirus just days after he testified unmasked at a Senate hearing last week. Kelly, who was seated next to other airline executives, can be seen, in now widely circulated video, coughing during his testimony, in which he opposed mask mandates on airplanes.

Three Democratic lawmakers announced this weekend they tested positive for COVID-19. Senators Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Representative Jason Crow all reported mild symptoms. All three were fully vaccinated and received booster shots.

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