Reputation Louie Gohmert will choose the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine for his treatment of COVID-19, he announced this week.
Speaking to Fox News on Wednesday night, Gohmert (R-Tx.) Said the doctor had prescribed him drugs that scientific evidence showed was ineffective in treating the disease and would start treatment by the end of the week.
“My doctor and I are all, and I received the text before I came from a dear friend, [a] a doctor who just found out he had it, and he said he was started on HCQ [hydroxychloroquine] regime, ”the Texas Republican told the network.
Gohmert, 66, said his treatment would also include the use of zinc and erythromycin, an antibiotic often used as an alternative to people allergic to penicillin.
GOPer continued to take a peek at those who criticized him after his diagnosis for frequently refusing to wear masks.
“I got a little taste of what you and the president get every day,”; Gohmert told host Sean Hannity.
Gohmert was often seen walking under a Capitol sans mask in an interview with CNN last month defending his decision as unnecessary because he said he was checked regularly.
“[I]f I understand that, you will never see me without a mask, ”he told the network in June.
Gohmert was tested again on Wednesday, this time before a planned trip with President Trump One Force Force to West Texas. This test was positive again.
As a result, three House lawmakers have announced their decision on quarantine: repeated Kay Granger (R-Tx.), Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), And Mike Johnson (R-La.).
Attorney General William Barr was tested Wednesday after contact with Gohmert, but the test was again negative.
Gohmert is the seventh home lawmaker with a positive virus.
Repeats: Mario Diaz Balart (R-Fla.), Neal Dunn (R-Fla.), Morgan Griffith (R-Va.), Mike Kelly (R-Pa.), Ben McAdams (D-Utah), Tom Rice ( RSC) as well as grandfather Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Tests were also positive.