In an interview on Fox News, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) dismissed President Joe Biden’s new vaccine mandates as an effort to divert attention away from the twentieth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.
Ernst made the comments on America Reports, hosted by John Roberts and Sandra Smith. Roberts remarked that the business roundtable, representing a lot of larger companies, was “applauding vaccine mandates,” but there were differences of opinion.
The Biden administration was “now leading by coercion,” said Roberts, asking Ernst for her take.
“They are leading by coercion,” Ernst agreed, “and I would agree with the point that’s being made by so many of