California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) appeared to insinuate unvaccinated people were a dangers to themselves and others. During an interview on Monday, the Democrat compared people who have decided not to get vaccinated to drunk drivers.
The national debate over school mask mandates has intensified as students began to prepare for in-person learning this fall. According to reports on Sunday, a growing number of parents have become frustrated with government messaging on face covering requirements for children aged twelve and under.
Press Secretary Jen Psaki refuses to comment on the number of breakthrough COVID cases and the number of people vaccinated in the White House. One America’s political correspondent Camryn Kinsey has more.
Many Democrats across the U.S. have said they wanted mask mandates reimplemented, while others have been more careful in going forward with doing so. After mandates were lifted across the country in May due to declining cases and increasing vaccination rates, many thought a return to normal was here.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says the government’s vaccine recommendations should be changed since people who have recovered from COVID-19 have natural immunity. One America’s John Hines has more in this exclusive interview.
The U.S. has seen a noticeable increase in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant surged after Fourth of July weekend gatherings. While the surge has remained relatively small compared to case counts this past January, it has still created cause for concern among the medical establishment.
The Governor of Alabama urged more residents of the state to get vaccinated. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Gov. Kay Ivey (R-Ala.) blamed the surge in COVID-19 cases on people who have refused to get the vaccine.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed a fully vaccinated White House official tested positive for COVID-19. The comments came during a press briefing on Tuesday, where Psaki said the official contracted the virus “off campus.”
A federal judge has upheld Indiana University’s vaccine mandate. In a decision on Monday, the judge refused to block the university’s requirement and said the policy for the fall semester was not a forced vaccination.