Turns out Dr. Anthony Fauci opposed a federal vaccine mandate at least 13 times, a fact that has now been chronicled by the Republican National Committee (RNC) in a new video released Thursday.
“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.
After saying things like “You don’t want to mandate and try and force anyone to take a vaccine. We’ve never done that” and “There’s no secret that I feel we should not have central mandates from the federal government,” Fauci reversed himself and now supports Biden’s mandates, which may turn out to be unconstitutional.
Fauci said he thinks Biden is “clearly frustrated” with the number of unvaccinated Americans, which Biden and Fauci have both said are putting others at risk and contributing to more spread of the virus.
But a Trafalgar Group poll showed that 58.6% of Americans don’t think Biden has the constitutional authority to mandate vaccines, and 56.1% support states that plan to challenge the mandates.
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