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Two attendees of AIPAC conference test positive for coronavirus

Washington (QNN)- At least two attendees of AIPAC’s conference last week have tested positive for coronavirus.

The pro-Israel lobbying group said in a statement to attendees, speakers, administration and Capitol Hill offices on Friday that the two individuals affected traveled from New York to Washington, D.C. to attend the March 1-3 conference.

Attendees and speakers at the conference included Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., former 2020 Democratic candidate Mike Bloomberg, former candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and several other lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle.

More than about 18,000 people attend the conference from across the country, and two-thirds of Congress participate, according to AIPAC’s website.

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