President Joe Biden’s administration tried to tell businesses to move forward on vaccinating their employees even though a judge has issued a temporary stay on his vaccine mandate.
“People should not wait,” White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Monday during a press briefing. “They should continue to move forward and make sure they’re getting their workplace vaccinated.”
Biden asked the court to lift the temporary stay on Monday, claiming that the stay was “premature” and “would likely cost dozens or even hundreds of lives per day.”
Twenty-six Republican state attorneys general have sued the administration, and at least one Georgetown University professor said the case is highly likely to go to the Supreme Court.
“There are justices on the court who want to rein in the administrative state and this is a case in which those concerns are likely to come to the fore,” Vladeck told CNBC.
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