Vaccinated lawmakers get to take off their masks in House

  • FILE - In this May 19, 2021, file photo House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., takes off her face mask to talk to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Fully vaccinated members of Congress and their staff will no longer have to wear a mask on the House floor and in committee rooms, according to guidance issued Friday, June 11, by the Office of the Attending Physician, delighting some GOP lawmakers who have been chafing at the mask-wearing requirements in recent months. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated members of Congress and staffers will no longer have to wear masks on the House floor and in committee rooms, the Office of the Attending Physician said Friday, delighting some GOP lawmakers who have been chafing at the mask-wearing requirements.

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