Matt Gaetz decries question about vaccination status as 'very nosy'
- Rep. Matt Gaetz refused to disclose his vaccination status, focusing his attention on Britney Spears' conservatorship.
- "I think we should be talking more about freeing Britney," he told CNN.
- Gaetz also called CNN's question about his vaccination status "very nosy."
When asked about his COVID-19 vaccination status, Rep. Matt Gaetz declined to answer and instead turned his attention to singer Britney Spears' conservatorship.
"I think we should be talking more about freeing Britney," the Florida Republican told CNN this week, according to a report published Thursday.
Gaetz did not let the CNN reporter finish their question about whether he has been vaccinated against the coronavirus. Instead he replied: "That's very nosy of you."
The lawmaker is one of 97 Republicans who have refused to disclose their vaccination status, with many arguing that it's a personal matter, CNN reported.
"I don't think it's anybody's damn business whether I'm vaccinated or not," Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas told CNN.
Democrats have slammed GOP lawmakers who have not revealed if they've gotten the vaccine. Critics view the move as …
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