Nancy Pelosi Blasts “Anti-Science, Anti-Vaccination” Republicans For Threatening Shutdown Over Mandates

The Hill reports:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday ripped into the Republican lawmakers threatening a government shutdown over President Biden’s coronavirus vaccine mandate, accusing them of promoting a dual crisis of the economy and public health.

“It is yet again, a double sense of irresponsibility: first of all they’d shut down government, and then they’d shut down science,” Pelosi said during a press briefing in the Capitol.  “How do they explain to the public that they’re shutting down government because they don’t want people to get vaccinated?” she said.

“This is so silly that we have people who are anti-science, anti-vaccination saying they’re going to shut down government over that. And you’re asking me what’s our message?” she added.

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