Health policy specialists are questioning Vice President Mike Pence’s claim that federal rules on essential workers allow him to continue to campaign and not quarantine himself after exposure to multiple close staffers with COVID-19.

Laramie Live logo
Enter your number to get our free mobile app

Campaigning is not an official duty that might fall under the guidelines meant to ensure that people like police, first responders and key transportation and food workers can still perform any jobs that can’t be done remotely, the health experts say.

A Pence aide said Sunday that the vice president would continue to work and travel, including for campaigning, after his chief of staff and some other close contacts tested positive.

MUST SEE: John Dutton's Yellowstone Ranch is Real and Here are 12 Pics


More From Laramie Live