Psaki quickly responded: “That’s not a characterization we’re making from here.”
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According to Politico, the group of traveling Democrats carried COVID-19 to the White House, infecting a senior spokesperson for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a White House official, both of whom were fully vaccinated.
“We certainly understand that there will be breakthrough cases. Even vaccines that are incredibly effective are not full proof. They are not 100 percent effective. We’ve seen that,” the press secretary added. “Here’s the good news though: We know that these vaccines, that these [Texas Democrats] … have been vaccinated. It means it protects from death. It protects from serious illness, it protects, for the most part, hospitalization.”