A new video from the Republican National Committee shows that Dr. Anthony Fauci said he opposed vaccine mandates at least 13 times before reversing himself and supporting President Joe Biden’s recent mandate that employees in companies of 100 or more workers be vaccinated or face weekly COVID testing.
“Fauci said at least 13 TIMES he OPPOSED vaccine mandates like the one Biden just enacted. Biden and his entire administration lied,” RNC Research said in a tweet on Thursday.
“Joe Biden and his entire administration repeatedly promised there would be no vaccine mandate. They lied – and the RNC is holding them accountable,” RNC rapid response director Tommy Pigott said in a statement to Fox News about the video.
Fauci has since called Biden’s mandate “somewhat moderate” and also said Biden was “clearly frustrated” with the tens of millions of Americans who have not yet gotten vaccinated.
The Trafalgar Group has found that a majority of voters don’t believe Biden’s mandate on private businesses is constitutional and supports efforts of state governors to overturn it.
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