Biden speaks to well-wishers in Nantucket
Joe Biden on Friday told reporters in Nantucket that he is not considering any new vaccine mandates… for now.
A new variant of the COVID virus identified in Southern Africa is “highly transmissible and vaccine-resistant.”
Biden on Friday announced plans to restrict travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi due to the new highly transmissible ‘Omicron’ Covid variant.
Joe Biden said he’s not considering any new mandates after imposing a travel restriction on several African nations.
“We don’t know a lot about the variant except that is of great concern,” Biden told reporters. “I decided that we are going to be cautious.”
President Biden, speaking today to reporters about the travel restrictions on southern African nations where a new Covid variant originated.
“We don’t know a lot about the variant, except that it is of great concern, it seems to spread rapidly,” he said. pic.twitter.com/O4R2Su8BGV
— Josh Wingrove (@josh_wingrove) November 26, 2021
Joe Biden and the Democrats will wait until 2022 to impose new mandates just in time for the midterm elections.