Friday, during an appearance on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) suggested there was a possibility of a double standard for Democratic politicians and the public for receiving monoclonal antibodies.
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The Kentucky Republican U.S. Senator asked if recently COVID-diagnosed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had received those therapies while they were restricted for those in the general public.
“What’s even worse than that it’s not just production which is controlled by the government,” he said. “It’s also the fact that they’ve actually withdrawn the Sotrovimab. They withdrew it because they say it’s not working in the laboratory, but thousands of doctors across the country are saying — well, it still appears to be working in the clinical practice. See, this happened in January. They withdrew the first two monoclonals because they said they weren’t working in the lab. Meanwhile, thousands of doctors were left with no treatment, and they were saying we think it still works.”