Friday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said President Joe Biden’s newly announced coronavirus vaccine mandates will be a policy that affects the fall of 2022.
According to Gottlieb, the process to issue the rules and guidelines and the ensuing challenges in court means the mandate is “probably something for the fall of 2022 work season.”
“I think that the other measures that they took, certainly the issues with … the mandates related to the federal workforce and even the mandates on health care workers probably fall more squarely in the purview of what the federal government can do,” Gottlieb outlined. “I think the controversial part of this, and the part that’s going to get challenged, is the mandate on businesses with 100 or more employees. So, let’s unpack that. They have to go through a rule-making process. OSHA has to issue a rule. Even