CNN reporter Abby Phillip slammed the Biden administration on Wednesday over the unfolding problem that it’s facing regarding getting schools across the U.S. fully reopened for in-person learning, saying that politics on the political Left were a large part of the issue.
“We’re hearing a lot of conflicting stuff from the White House, especially right now about when the vaccines will be widely available, what counts in terms of reopening schools,” CNN host Jake Tapper said. “What do you make so far of the messaging from the Biden administration?”
“Yeah, I think mixed messaging is a little bit of an understatement, as [another CNN reporter] really clearly laid out. There’s been a lot of doublespeak, but I think they’re in two categories,” Phillip said. “One, I think, probably has more to do with the uncertainty of the vaccine development process, of the uncertainty around the variants, and what that means for the timeline for when everyone might get vaccinated