Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who assailed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for urging Americans to resist new CDC guidelines, danced without a mask at an indoor wedding in a Michigan county with “substantial” COVID-19 transmission.
Tlaib was captured on video in the Instagram story of Bassam Saleh, a wedding band in Dearborn, Michigan, as she danced and posed for photos at the large indoor gathering Sunday, Fox News reported.
The band tagged the location as Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, a city in Wayne County, which is rated as an orange zone by the CDC, according to the news outlet.
Orange indicates “substantial” transmission, one of two risk categories the agency’s guidelines call for indoor masking for people regardless of their vaccination status.
The video emerged on the same day the lawmaker — a key member of the Democratic “Squad,” along with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota — slammed Rand, who posted a video encouraging people to resist federal guidelines.
“The KY Senator is throwing a tantrum as his state is being swallowed whole by this virus, again,” Tlaib wrote on Twitter, where she posted a Kentucky map showing counties with elevated risk categories.
“People are getting sick and dying 98 counties in Kentucky have a high incidence rate of COVID-19. He needs to put politics aside, and put people first. Start resisting the virus,” she added.
Tlaib’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News.