Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis mentioned Supreme Courtroom justices John Roberts and Brian Kavanaugh lacked “spine” for not hanging down the Biden administration’s well being care employee vaccine mandate.
In two selections Thursday, the nation’s high courtroom struck down the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for giant companies, however upheld its mandate for many healthcare employees.
Roberts and Kavanaugh sided with the courtroom’s liberal justices, upholding the the well being care-worker vaccine mandate, 5 to 4.
“Truthfully, Roberts and Kavanaugh didn’t have a spine on that call. That’s simply the underside line,” DeSantis mentioned on an episode of the right-leaning podcast Ruthless.
DeSantis has mentioned Florida won’t implement the healthcare-worker vaccine mandate, which he believes would sideline nurses who’ve pure immunity to COVID-19.
“In different states they fired nurses who aren’t vaccinated. Lots of them have pure immunity from prior infections. So that they’re truly bringing again to work nurses who’re COVID-positive. They’re vaccinated however we all know that’s not stopping it … In the meantime the unvaccinated, seemingly immune from prior an infection, wholesome nurses are on the sidelines, fired?” DeSantis mentioned.
DeSantis additionally fired a shot on the president’s chief medical advisor, Anthony Fauci, who initially denied to Congress that the Nationwide Institutes of Well being had funded gain-of-function analysis on bat coronaviruses in Wuhan, China, earlier than later admitting and defending it.
“Fauci funded them on the Wuhan lab and he lied about it. And why is he not being prosecuted for mendacity to Congress?” DeSantis requested.