Four GOP Senators Won’t Disclose Vaccination Status

The Washington Post reports:

GOP Sens. Rick Scott (Fla.) and Ron Johnson (Wis.) did not respond to Power Up‘s request for comment on if and when they plan to receive the coronavirus vaccine as Republican voters — and GOP men in particular — has emerged as one of the most vaccine hesitant demographics.

Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) has cited concerns about the vaccine’s ties to abortion as a reason he had not yet been vaccinated. In a statement provided to Power Up, Braun declined to disclose his vaccination status and scolded those “keeping tabs on who has or has not received a vaccine through ‘passports’ or lists.”

A spokesperson for Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) reiterated the Kentucky lawmaker’s claims he’s “developed an immune defense to the virus” after testing positive for coronavirus last March, and is “following the science on the vaccines and masks for those who have developed immunity.”

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