Sen. Johnson says COVID-19 peaked before vaccine rollout, resurged after mass vaccinations

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., grills Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas about the increase of migrants at the U.S. border during a hearing before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., grills Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas about the increase of migrants at the U.S. border during a hearing before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)

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UPDATED 7:09 AM PT – Friday, October 1, 2021

According to Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), COVID-19 vaccines are not working as advertised by the Biden administration. During a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, the senator said coronavirus cases and deaths had dropped before the vaccines were introduced earlier this year.

“The federal agencies have not been transparent,” he stated. “They have not given the American public information that we need to make an informed choice.”

Additionally, the Wisconsin lawmaker claimed the resurgence of infections this summer happened after roughly half of U.S. population was vaccinated. He stressed this is not how immunity works and said something is not right.

“We all hoped and prayed that the vaccine would be 100 percent effective and 100 percent safe,” said the Republican lawmaker. “But when we look at this chart as the pandemic is winding down with the percent of fully vaccinated individuals is going up, you would think what you would see is just a complete winding down of the pandemic. But that’s not what we’ve seen. We see this new surge.”

Johnson went on to say health care agencies and medical bureaucrats must explain all risks and side effects of vaccines to the American public.

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