Senator Ron Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

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(WKOW) -- Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R) has tested positive for coronavirus.

According to release from his communications director, Johnson spent 14 days in quarantine after learning he had been exposed to someone with COVID-19 on Sept. 14. He tested negative twice during that quarantine.

Johnson returned to Washington Sept. 29 and shortly after was exposed to an individual who has since tested positive

He was tested Friday and the test has since come back positive. According to his office, he's feeling healthy and not experiencing symptoms.

He plans to remain isolated until given an all-clear. The senator's office will go all-virtual for the immediate future. Most of the staff had already been working remotely.

Johnson is the third GOP Senator to test positive since Friday.

PropagandaTracking on October 3rd, 2020 at 13:49 UTC »

Add it to the list:

Hope Hicks - Trump Senior Council, former Trump WH communications director Donald Trump - President Melania Trump - First Lady Ronna McDaniel - RNC chair Mike Lee - Republican Senator, UT Rev. John Jenkins - president of the University of Notre Dame (attended SCOTUS nomination at Rose Garden) Three unnamed journalists and one unnamed WH staffer ^ ^ ^ Thom Tillis - Republican Senator, North Carolina was at WH on Sat Kellyanne Conway - Former White House counselor, attended Rose Garden event Bill Stepien - Trump Campaign Manager Ron Johnson - Republican Senator, Wisconsin Chris Christie - Former Republican NJ Gov. Helped prepare Trump for debate.

Edit: Just want to point out this list is being made in reference to this weeks positive COVID-19 testing with likely relations to GOP events. Won't be including those who tested in the past, but will try and update with new reports.

As always, please wear a mask. Please keep social distancing to the best of your abilities.

Internet_is_life1 on October 3rd, 2020 at 13:13 UTC »

He literally just came back from a 14 day quarantine only to get infected. Cant make this up.

TryLink on October 3rd, 2020 at 13:11 UTC »

As another user on Twitter put it...

"The GOP should be able to field a COVID baseball team by the end of the day."