“Menendez raised the issue after The Washington Post reported that Pompeo and his wife, Susan, have invited more than 900 guests to an indoor holiday party at the State Department on Dec. 15 that includes food and drinks after the department encouraged employees to avoid ‘non-mission critical’ in-person gatherings due to the risk of spreading the coronavirus.” WaPo: Senior Democrat calls on Pompeo to cancel holiday parties.

+ The flouting of rules is one of the few bipartisan actions of 2020. Vice: Elected Officials Just Can’t Stop Violating Their Own COVID Restrictions.