HHS chief: ‘Absolutely the government’s business’ if people not vaccinated


WMD: Amid criticism of President Biden’s plan to dispatch door-to-door teams targeting “vaccine hesitant” Americans, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra insisted it’s “absolutely” the government’s right to know who has not been vaccinated.

“Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees, Who write misfortune, Which they have prescribed To rob the needy of justice …” Isaiah 10:1-2

On CNN’s “New Day” on Thursday, co-host Brianna Keilar asked the HHS chief: “I wonder if you can answer that criticism:’It’s none of the government’s business knowing who has or hasn’t been vaccinated.’ What do you say?”

“The federal government has had to spend trillions of dollars to try to keep Americans alive during this pandemic, so it is absolutely the government’s business,” Becerra replied.

He insisted it’s “the taxpayer’s business if we have to continue to spend money to try to keep people from contracting COVID and helping reopen the economy.”

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