House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that she was “set up” after visiting a hair salon in San Francisco despite a ban on salons in the city.
Video footage that was sent to Fox News showed Pelosi walking with wet hair and without a mask on.
When she was asked about the incident in a press conference Wednesday, the speaker said, “I take responsibility for trusting the word of a neighborhood salon Ive been to over the years many times and when they said, Were able to accommodate people one person at a time, I trusted that,” according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Going further, Pelosi told reporters: “I think that this salon owes me an apology, for setting me up.”
Earlier, Pelosis office acknowledged the indoor hair appointment, saying that she was wearing a mask for the entire time. A spokesman said that she didnt wear the mask for a brief period when her hair was washed.
In the news conference, Pelosi was asked about why she wasnt wearing a mask at the business.
“I dont wear a mask when Im washing my hair. Do you wear a mask when youre washing your hair? I always wear a mask,” she said, adding that the clip showed her as she was leaving the chair.
Pelosis Deputy Chief of Staff Drew Hammill noted to news outlets that Pelosi and her staff relied on an interpretation of a person who worked at the hair salon about what was allowed to be open in San Francisco, an area that Pelosi represents. The rules went into effect on AugRead More From Source