The 2020 AIPAC Conference in Washington, D.C. has exposed hundreds of senior American political leaders to potential coronavirus infection, including Members of Congress and US Vice President Mike Pence.
The incident occurred after three individuals who traveled from New York to attend the conference tested positive to COVID-19.
Attendees and speakers at the conference included the political elite of the American establishment. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended, as well as former presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz. Senator Cruz has since gone into home quarantine in response to the risk of infection.
In total 18,000 Americans and Israelis attend AIPAC, along with two-thirds of Congress.… Read the rest