House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Sunday tweeted an all-caps rant opposing vaccine mandates.
“NO VACCINE MANDATES,” his put up merely learn.
McCarthy’s message didn’t point out a particular vaccine. However, it comes as Republicans struggle President Joe Biden’s push to require most Americans to get vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.
The congressman was among the many first folks within the U.S. to obtain a coronavirus vaccine. He tweeted about getting a “safe and effective” shot on Dec. 20, simply 9 days after the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer shot.
Vaccine mandates have been widespread all through U.S. historical past.
McCarthy’s critics had no endurance for his all-caps message:
If it weren’t for the truth that McCarthy is aware of this, but additionally is aware of the rubes he wants do not, I’d really feel the necessity to remind him for the gazillionth time that vaccine mandates are completely Constitutional each traditionally and thru SCOTUS precedent from Jacobson v. Massachusetts. https://t.co/Lh2OO88Ve8
— Matt Winfough (@MattWinfough) September 12, 2021