White House officials said that despite President Biden’s appeals to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to consider extending the order, the agency found no legal authority to do so, which failed to satisfy some lawmakers.
The comments from the Wisconsin Republican, made after a political event, reflect the spread of an unfounded claim that has traveled from far-right commentators to Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show to the highest levels of the GOP.
French President Emmanuel Macron wanted to help usher in Lebanon’s “rebirth” after the devastating blast in Beirut. A year later, the country is in worse shape and Macron has little to show for his efforts.
Even with virus infections climbing to over 1,000 cases a day around the state, lawmakers crowded into the hallways, shook hands and high-fived as a special session to spend federal relief money and appoint judges got underway.
Walmart and Disney became the latest companies to announce they are requiring vaccines for many of their workers as business executives struggle to adjust to the rapidly changing environment caused by covid-19’s delta variant.