President Joe Biden promoted vaccine mandates for businesses on Thursday, criticizing Americans who felt they were a violation of their freedoms.
“I’ve tried everything in my power to get people vaccinated,” Biden said, flashing frustration that people were resisting his vaccination efforts since taking office in January.
Biden spoke about vaccine mandates at an event in Illinois where state and local officials are more strict than other midwestern states about requiring vaccines.
“Look, I know vaccination requirements are tough medicine, unpopular for some, politics for others, but they’re lifesaving, they’re game-changing for our country,” he said.
The president announced his decision to enact more vaccine mandates in September, but the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has not released the final text of