Senior White House adviser Cedric Richmond declared Thursday that President Joe Biden would “run over” governors that stood in the way of his efforts to mandate vaccinations against the coronavirus in companies with more than 100 employees.
Appearing on CNN’s “Don Lemon Tonight,” the former Democratic Louisiana congressman said the administration wouldn’t “let one or two individuals stand in the way” of their efforts to save lives, and that they would do “anything and everything” within their control to make sure that citizens were protected.
Biden announced the plan for the vaccine mandates and testing requirements on Thursday during public remarks on his plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic across the country. The mandate, which requires that all employees of companies with more than 100 employees be vaccinated or be tested weekly, received sharp criticism from Republican governors across the country.
“We’ve put the burden on the businesses, if you have 100 or more employees, to get your employees vaccinated or to implement a rigorous testing regime,” Richmond told host Don Lemon.
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