Biden also ordered businesses to give time off to employees to receive the injections.
Biden is also requiring all federal employees and federal contractors to get the shots. For unspecified reasons, postal workers and members of Congress and their staff are exempt from the vaccine mandate. Biden did not make any exceptions for persons who have already had COVID and recovered, and therefore have antibodies to the virus.
Joe Biden told Americans when he was elected that he would not impose vaccine mandates. He lied. ~ Ronna McDaniel, GOP Chairwoman
He also said he'd use his "power as president" against any governor unwilling to follow the order "to get them out of the way."2 Biden may be biting off more than he can chew, however, because as of September 11, 2021, 28 states were already pushing back against federal vaccine mandates.3
Many States Vow to Fight Back Unconstitutional Mandate