One day after Dr. Anthony Fauci called for vaccine mandates on the local level, the White House is stating that it will support municipalities who choose to enact them.
During Monday’s White House press briefing, Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy confronted press secretary Jen Psaki on Fauci’s remarks — which were made Sunday on CNN.
“Does President [Joe] Biden agree with Dr. Fauci that at the local level there should be more vaccine mandates?” Doocy asked.
Psaki replied that she did not have a specific context. Doocy interjected to provide Fauci’s full quote.”
“’I have been of this opinion, and I remain of that opinion, that I do believe at the local level … there should be more mandates,’” said Doocy, quoting Fauci. “‘There really should be. We’re talking about life-and-death situations. We’ve lost 600,000 Americans already, and we’re still losing more people.’”
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