GOP leaders escalate battle against COVID-19 vaccine mandates | TheHill - The Hill
Oct 23, 2021 2 mins, 14 secs

Republicans this week escalated their battle against the Biden administration over federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates this week, calling for the president to backtrack from the requirements that they consider unconstitutional violations of American rights.  .

Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisArizona attorney general asks for restraining order to block federal vaccine mandate The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Manchin, Sanders in budget feud; Biden still upbeat Overnight Health Care — Presented by Carequest — Key CDC panel backs Moderna, J&J boosters MORE (R), who is considered a potential 2024 presidential candidate, on Thursday requested a special session of the state legislature focused on combating the mandates after previously floating plans to sue the administration. .

But White House health officials have consistently defended vaccine mandates as effective, touting a 20 percent increase in vaccination rates in companies and institutions requiring the shots.

Dan SullivanDaniel Scott SullivanOvernight Health Care — Presented by Carequest — Key CDC panel backs Moderna, J&J boosters GOP senators call on Biden to back down from vaccine mandates Alaska man accused of threatening senators to remain detained ahead of trial MORE (R-Alaska) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) sending a letter to Biden on Thursday citing “no precedent” for federal mandates

Greg AbbottGreg AbbottLincoln Project files ethics complaint against Abbott Arizona attorney general asks for restraining order to block federal vaccine mandate Overnight Health Care — Presented by Carequest — Key CDC panel backs Moderna, J&J boosters MORE (R) also disputed the vaccination requirements through an executive order last week banning them by any “entity in Texas,” although a bill that would have prohibited employers from mandating vaccines failed in the state legislature earlier this week.     

The White House has condemned Republican governors against vaccine requirements for businesses, including Abbott and DeSantis, accusing them of “putting politics ahead of public health.”

Federal health officials have repeatedly pointed to vaccination as the best protection against COVID-19, with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle WalenskyRochelle WalenskyOvernight Health Care — Presented by Carequest — Study finds Pfizer vaccine almost 91 percent effective for 5 to 11 year olds Fauci says it's recommended to get same vaccine for COVID-19 boosters Walensky: CDC will 'not articulate a preference' for which booster to get MORE noting during a Friday briefing that more vaccinations will reduce transmission and help prevent new variants from emerging

In a briefing last week, White House coronavirus coordinator Jeff ZientsJeff ZientsIndustry groups warn vaccine mandate could worsen holiday supply chain issues Walensky: CDC will 'not articulate a preference' for which booster to get White House details plans for vaccinating children ages 5 to 11 MORE said more than 3,500 organizations have required vaccines and the unvaccinated population dropped by about one third since late July when Biden first unveiled vaccination rules for federal workers. 


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