Issue installing pip on node:lts machine just broke recently

Anyone having issues with node:lts runner and trying to get pip installed? this was working not too long ago.

$ curl -o &&  python

% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed
100 1883k 100 1883k 0 0 6653k 0 --:–:-- --:–:-- --:–:-- 6678k
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “”, line 24226, in
File “”, line 199, in main
File “”, line 82, in bootstrap
from pip._internal.cli.main import main as pip_entry_point
File “/tmp/tmp1cnNv5/”, line 60
sys.stderr.write(f"ERROR: {exc}")
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
Cleaning up file based variables
ERROR: Job failed: exit code 1