House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) levied fines against Republican lawmakers who took a selfie this week in the House Chamber without masks on, and they faced backlash after whining about the penalty on social media.
The speaker issued $500 fines at the House physician's recommendation against Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), Rep. Thomas Massie (R-K) and others, and they went on Twitter to complain about the unfairness of it all.
Their complaints didn't go over well.
@mtgreenee just follow the rules. speeding tickets are not discriminatory...if you speed you get a ticket. simple.— Talk to me Goose... (@Talk to me Goose...) 1621597562.0
@mtgreenee If you don’t want to wear a mask, vaccinate. It’s really an easy choice. Mask or vaccinate. You pick.— Sage Petoskey (@Sage Petoskey) 1621597059.0
@mtgreenee I know, those White House Super Spreader events are the worse https://t.co/4Homwx579D— Joseph Phoenix (@Joseph Phoenix) 1621598815.0
@RepThomasMassie Please take her to small claims court over the $500 fine and make a random local judge rule agains… https://t.co/YtjOHDawYr— Christopher Tyrrell (@Christopher Tyrrell) 1621615663.0
@RepThomasMassie Article 1, Section 5, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution states that, “Each House may determine the… https://t.co/3RE117FZwr— 🇩🇰𝕋𝕠𝕞𝕞𝕪🇺🇸𝟚𝕊𝕥𝕣𝕠𝕟𝕘🇫🇷 (@🇩🇰𝕋𝕠𝕞𝕞𝕪🇺🇸𝟚𝕊𝕥𝕣𝕠𝕟𝕘🇫🇷) 1621615978.0
@RepThomasMassie You remind me of a baby with colic...except the baby cries less.— fat al (@fat al) 1621616064.0
@RepRalphNorman Uh no - you were fined for not wearing a mask on the HOUSE FLOOR - were you fined for not wearing a… https://t.co/A331SN5bhg— Judy Judy (@Judy Judy) 1621559208.0
@RepRalphNorman @mtgreenee Wah wah wah— RickyjayKuron ~ #BlackLivesMatter (@RickyjayKuron ~ #BlackLivesMatter) 1621600997.0
@laurenboebert It spreads around unvaccinated people. How do you not know this?? https://t.co/fiyntR9p5T— sureJan🖤🏴☠️🌵 (@sureJan🖤🏴☠️🌵) 1621616570.0
@laurenboebert Because everybody in the White House is vaccinated! 🤡 Are you? 🤨— Cruz Thomas is vaxxed and relaxed 🇺🇸 🌎 🐶🌄 (@Cruz Thomas is vaxxed and relaxed 🇺🇸 🌎 🐶🌄) 1621616450.0
@RepThomasMassie @SpeakerPelosi @cspan Because... in none of those circumstances are there significantly large grou… https://t.co/YPsORds5kj— Electr_icity (@Electr_icity) 1621608639.0
@RepLisaMcClain @SpeakerPelosi The CDC says only *vaccinated* people can remove their masks. Given that only 97 Rep… https://t.co/0Feu2GvJ9X— Charlotte (@Charlotte) 1621609712.0
@RepLisaMcClain @SpeakerPelosi Get vaccinated then you can come out and play with the rest of the boys and girls. #DoubleStandards— Harley Randy Green (@Harley Randy Green) 1621536777.0
@RepThomasMassie It says they haven't voted to change the rules, yet, and also that they don't want anyone who hasn… https://t.co/cB26fEIYlb— Bryan Fisher (@Bryan Fisher) 1621606504.0
@RepThomasMassie How did they let you into MIT?— QuickDraw Capital 🏴☠️🥯 ☕️ (@QuickDraw Capital 🏴☠️🥯 ☕️) 1621605811.0
@replouiegohmert @LizMacDonaldFOX You’re allowed to go without it if you got vaccinated dummy! Half of the GOP in c… https://t.co/xTdGUbq7XS— Julie (@Julie) 1621545870.0
@laurenboebert You act like you are 15 years old. I’m surprised Matt Gaetz hasn’t hit on you.— CB is Big Baby Jesus. (@CB is Big Baby Jesus.) 1621518704.0