September 27, 2021
General News

Arizona politicians react to President Biden’s new COVID-19 vaccine plan

PHOENIX — President Joe Biden announced Thursday a extensive COVID-19 action plan that will affect as many as 100 million Americans.

Arizona politicians on both major political parties were quick to share their thoughts on the new federal vaccine requirements.

Republicans and Democrats turned to social media to discuss how they felt the new plan Biden laid out, which will mandate all employers with over 100 workers to require them to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly, as well as require all employees at health facilities that receive federal Medicare or Medicaid to also be vaccinated.

Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democrat, backed Biden’s plan, stating the president is “doing what needs to be done to beat COVID-19.”

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