State leaders respond to President Biden’s mask mandate
SALT LAKE CITY — President Biden announced significant mask mandates on Thursday, impacting nearly 80 million Americans.
He said that all employers with more than 100 workers require that their employees be vaccinated or be tested weekly for COVID-19.
Utah leaders responded to that mandate later Thursday via Twitter. Here is what they had to say.
Our statement on President Biden’s vaccine mandate: pic.twitter.com/EvZ2JHyFGH
— Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox (@GovCox) September 10, 2021
— Mike Lee (@SenMikeLee) September 9, 2021
President Biden has no right to mandate the vaccine. The government’s duty is to present the facts, then trust the people to make their own decision.
An American’s ability to work and earn a living should not be threatened by an arrogant federal government.
— Rep. Chris Stewart (@RepChrisStewart) September 9, 2021
— Utah Attorney General (@UtahAG) September 10, 2021
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