Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) has accused public health officials of looking after the interests of public health.
The shocking allegation was made on Friday’s edition of America Reports with John Roberts, who somehow did not immediately fall out of his chair at Cotton’s claim. (In fairness to the senator, he said it should be up to elected officials, not bureaucrats to make decisions about public health.)
Roberts played a clip of Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) spoke out against compulsory mask mandates for schoolchildren, saying “We’re not doing that in Florida.”
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki called the decision “greatly concerning.”
Roberts turned to Cotton and said, “So you’ve got the governor of Florida saying, ‘I don’t think this is the right