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Pence, Pelosi, McConnell receive COVID vaccine

Pence, Pelosi, McConnell receive COVID vaccine
Trump's apparent reluctance to get the shot comes as some of his most ardent supporters are making unfounded claims about the dangers of the vaccine.

Vice President Mike Pence receives the COVID-19 vaccine in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Friday.“With confidence in science and at the direction of the Office of the Attending Physician, I received the COVID-19 vaccine,” tweeted Pelosi, who’s second in the line of presidential succession.) receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the U.“Building confidence in the vaccine is what brings us here this morning,” Pence said before he and his wife received their shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in front of cameras at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany did not return a request for comment Friday on why Trump isn’t scheduling his inoculation even as Pence and the other top elected officials are lining up for shots.(Pool/Getty Images) Earlier this week, McEnany said Trump wouldn’t get the vaccine until his team of White House doctors recommended it.

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