Gov. Tom Wolf briefs the press on new COVID-19 mitigation measures during a news conference on 11/23/20 (Screen Capture)
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Following the news that Gov. Tom Wolf tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday, state officials and lawmakers turned to Twitter to share their thoughts.
Below are reactions from Pennsylvania politicians on Wolf’s diagnosis.
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman:
Wishing my Governor a full and speedy recovery.
We all stand with you. ? https://t.co/1ueHg9Ogbd
— John Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) December 9, 2020
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney:
Keeping you and Frances in our thoughts, Governor. Wishing you a speedy recovery.
— Jim #MaskUpPHL Kenney (@PhillyMayor) December 9, 2020
State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-Northampton:
— Senator Lisa Boscola (@SenLisaBoscola) December 9, 2020
State Sen. Maria Collett, D-Montgomery:
— Senator Maria Collett (@SenatorCollett) December 9, 2020
Pennsylvania Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Allegheny:
I wish @GovernorTomWolf the best as he recovers from COVID-19, and my thoughts are with his family as they await test results.
— Senator Jay Costa (@Senatorcosta) December 9, 2020
State Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia:
YOUR BEST VIBES: Please join me in sending your best vibes, energy, spells & prayers to a Leader who has shown composure, grace & a ton of strength as he’s worked to save countless thousands of lives. Thank you for your hard work, @GovernorTomWolf. Please rest & get well soon! https://t.co/w8oNreencl
— Brian Sims (@BrianSimsPA) December 9, 2020
Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre:
Wishing Governor Wolf a speedy recovery and hoping that Mrs. Wolf’s test comes back negative. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. https://t.co/URjBOS00MS
— Senator Jake Corman (@JakeCorman) December 9, 2020
State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh:
Best wishes to you, @GovernorTomWolf and wishing you a speedy recovery. Also, thank you for your willingness to disclose your diagnosis. Wish more of our colleagues in Harrisburg would be as open https://t.co/SXXbAqEaZe
— Peter Schweyer (@peter_schweyer) December 9, 2020
Congressman Dwight Evans, D-3rd:
Get well soon, Governor!
Your leadership and partnership during the pandemic has been – and continues to be – crucial. https://t.co/qG3oSrtuZD
— Dwight Evans #CountEveryVote (@RepDwightEvans) December 9, 2020
Congressman Lloyd Smucker, R-11th:
— Rep. Lloyd Smucker (@RepSmucker) December 9, 2020
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