The ceremony for Obama, who was born on August 4, will take place over the weekend on the exclusive Martha’s Vineyard, and will adhere to the standards of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading public health agency in the United States. countries, according to anonymous sources quoted by the local press.
To enter, guests must have been vaccinated and tested negative. The event will be outdoors and at various points there will be a “Covid Coordinator”, whose role has not been clarified.
Martha’s Vineyard, located in Massachusetts, on Monday provided a moderate level of transmission of the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which does not require new health recommendations.
“If it’s President Trump’s birthday party,” Republican Congressman Jim Jordan said sarcastically on Twitter, they would condemn a “highly spreading dangerous event” of the virus and conclude that party organizers are “killing people.”
“Is there an exception for parties attended by wealthy liberal celebrities?” asked Republican Party leader Rona McDaniel.
Lance Godin, another Republican congressman, asked, “Are the Democrats going to demand that Obama ask his guests to wear a mask?” The party will have 700 guests.
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki commented on the party today. “The former president supports vaccination and certainly respects and applies the advice of public health experts,” he said. The current US President Joe Biden is not expected to attend the event.
During the term of Republican Donald Trump, events were held with the public without the need to wear a mask, in the White House or during election campaigns, at a time when the epidemic was more severe and vaccination had not yet begun.
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