White House Press Secretary Jane Sackie criticized the Texas government on Tuesday. Greg Abbott To ban the business of Covid 19 vaccine of that State, accusation It Putting politics ahead of public health.
Ms. Sackie’s comments came a day after Mr. Abbott, A Republican, has signed an executive order banning the mandate of Kwade 19 to be imposed on “any entity”, including businesses.
Decides It Disagreements with the Biden administration, which last month announced plans to adopt a vaccine mandate or increase testing for all employers with 100 or more workers.
“I think when you make a choice that goes against public health information and the data there, it’s very clear that it’s not in the interests of the people you’re governing.” They Told reporters. “It’s probably in the interest of your own politics.”
Ms Psaki said more than 68,000 deaths in Texas were linked to Cove 19, adding that AbbottThe executive order “makes it more difficult to save lives across the country or in any state.”
Several Dallas-based businesses, including Southwest Airlines and AT&T, have ordered employees to be vaccinated by the end of the week.
Southwest said Tuesday it would continue to order vaccinations for its employees, saying a federal regulation “goes beyond any state mandate or law.”
Mr Biden is waiting for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to finalize the terms of its federal mandate before implementing it.