Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) said President Joe Biden was disingenuous in choosing to address Congress on April 28 because it is during a recess when most members will be working in their home states.
“President Biden, for his State of the Union, will be addressing an empty room with only special, hand picked members of Congress,” Mace continued. “Despite every member of Congress getting vaccine access in January, and honestly we’re probably the first place in the country with herd immunity, …”
“Basement Biden is back at it again,” she said in her concluding tweet.
Most presidents make an address to Congress within the first 40 days of being in office, but Biden waited almost 100 days.
Press Secretary Jen Psaki blamed the pandemic for the delay despite the widespread vaccination in the Capitol, saying, “We are in the middle of a global pandemic, and of course, any joint session speech would look different than the past.”
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