Biden has announced new rules that require large employers to vaccinate their workers or face weekly inspections.
“Are you the people who are about to start completely in the rebellion?” Said Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw.
“These companies should openly oppose such rules,” Republican Rep. Chiproy said.
President Joe Biden Announcing a radical new plan on Thursday To combat the COVID-19 pandemic, especially because Delta variants are causing a surge in cases among unvaccinated Americans.
But Republicans are having problems, especially with the new rules Employers with more than 100 workers must either require their employees to be fully vaccinated or face a weekly COVID-19 test.
“Are you the ones who are about to start completely in the rebellion?” Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw wrote on Twitter. “Leave people in hell. This is crazy.”
Texas Republican Rep. Chiproy went further by urging companies affected by the rule to “openly rebel.”
On the Senate side, Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott said, “American job creators, big and small, encouraged this insane” order “to be challenged,” said the new OSHA rules. It suggests a legal challenge.
Republican Rep. Madison Corthorn said he would submit a bill to “eradicate OSHA” without further elaboration.
In addition to OSHA rules, Byden will sign an executive order on Thursday to vaccinate federal employees and federal agency contractors without being able to opt out and undergo regular testing. Mandated that. Requirements announced in June to enable weekly testing.. The new mission also comes after the US military has requested military personnel to be vaccinated.
“This is not about freedom or personal choice,” Biden said. Speech announcing new measures.. “It’s about protecting yourself and the people around you.”
Other Republicans expressed their anger in more general terms.
Louisiana Republican Jim Banks just tweeted a photo of the Gadsden flag. Some white supremacists To guide anti-government sentiment.
And Republican House minority leader Kevin McCarthy said the new requirement was “completely non-American.”
Meanwhile, some Republican governors have said they will challenge new requirements, including the government. Brian Kemp, Georgia, Kristi Noem, South Dakota, Texas Greg Abbott, When Doug Ducey in Arizona..
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