President Joe Biden claimed Tuesday there was overall positive support for coronavirus vaccine mandates — and that Americans opposing them were a “small percentage.”
The president spoke about vaccine mandates after he returned to the White House on Tuesday evening from his campaign trip to the West Coast to support California Gov. Gavin Newsom, currently in a fight against a recall election.
Biden noted that although the election results were still coming in, he felt that it was a sign that Americans supported his controversial mandates announced last week for businesses over 100 employees to require their workers to get vaccinated.
“There’s a positive support for mandates – by and large,” Biden said to reporters after he exited Marine One. “There’s always going to be a small percentage that say no.”
According to exit polls in the state released Tuesday night, independent voters were split 50-50 on Newsom’s