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Sasse And Fischer Isolated After Exposure To Covid At White House

NBC News

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse is working from his Nebraska home until October 12th.  Sasse attended a gathering for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at the White House Rose Garden last month, and doctors advised him to stay inside as much as possible after close interaction with multiple people who were infected with COVID-19.  Several people who attended the event later tested positive for COVID-19, including President Trump.  A spokesperson for Sasse says the senator has had two COVID-19 tests since then, and both tests came back negative. Meanwhile, Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer's office is confirming that she has tested negative for the coronavirus.  Fischer also attended the ceremony at the White House Rose Garden last month.