Republicans Express Concerns After Mandate Questions Go Unanswered

Republican lawmakers are raising concerns about the potential impact of President Joe Biden’s forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine mandates for federal employees and tens of millions of public-sector workers. In a letter addressed to the directors of three federal agencies directly involved, Reps. James Comer (R-Ky.) and Jody Hice (R-Ga.) request more information on the mandates, including the current number of vaccinated federal workers, documentation tracking federal-employee terminations, and information on mandate enforcement. The letter questions White House claims that vaccine requirements will only cause minimal worker resignations. It also calls the mandates “authoritarian and extreme” and suggests they may not hold up in court. Comer is ranking member of the House Committee of Oversight and Reform, and Hice is a ranking member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations. Their letter comes in response to questions remaining unanswered after an Oct. 7 staff-level briefing by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), …

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