Rep. Reschenthaler In Quarantine After Contact With Rep. That Tested Positive For COVID

The local Rep. is in his Peters Township home

KDKA Radio Staff
July 30, 2020 - 10:34 am
Rep. Guy Reschenthaler

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Local Congressman Guy Reschenthaler is in self-quarantine at his home in Peters Township after having close contact at the U.S. Capitol with Texas representative Louie Gohmert, who tested positive for COVID-19.

Both serve on the House Judiciary Committee.

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In a statement given to KDKA Radio, Rep. Reschenthaler said:

“Yesterday during the House Judiciary Committee hearing, I shared a desk with Congressman Gohmert and had extensive conversations with him, including a walk together from the Capitol to the Cannon House Office Building. After a personal consultation with the Attending Physician and in accordance with their guidance, I will be self-quarantining for 14 days out of an abundance of caution.”

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