PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pledged Friday to resist a federal mandate that will force tens of million of American workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Thursday was the announcement of President Joe BidenEvening, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will be establishing a rule that requires all businesses with more than 100 employees to have their workers fully vaccinated. Any worker who is not vaccinated must produce a negative result at least once a week before they can go to work.
According to the White House, the mandate will have an impact on more than 80 millions workers in private-sector businesses.
DeSantis stated that Biden was “acting beyond the bounds” of the Constitution when he issued the vaccine directive in Ponte Vedra Beach, Friday.
DeSantis stated, “When a president such as Biden is issuing unconstitutional directives against the American population, we have the responsibility to stand for the Constitution, to fight back, which we are doing in the State of Florida.”
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DeSantis stated that he would cooperate with the Florida Legislature. He also hinted at legal action to ensure Floridian protections.
DeSantis stated, “This order could potentially result in millions American workers losing their jobs.” “I believe that we should be protecting peoples jobs, and not trying ostracize people from work now.”
On Thursday, Biden argued that COVID-19 was responsible for the current “pandemic” of unvaccinated.
“What are you waiting for?” How much more can you see? Biden asked, as he spoke out about the safety and efficacy of the vaccines.
Biden claimed that his plan will ensure that the U.S. has every tool available to combat the coronavirus. It will save lives and preserve schools, as well as keep the economy safe from lockdowns.
DeSantis stated that people should not be ignored because they make their own medical decisions. “If the federal governments can do this, going right to the heart of peoples’ livelihoods and their ability able to provide for themselves, then what’s next?”