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Texas Republican Rep. Ron Wright first in U.S. Congress to die from COVID-19

Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, died after testing positive for COVID-19 last month, his office said on Monday, making him the first member of the U.S. Congress to die from the pandemic disease that has claimed over 464,000 American lives.