White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany slammed mandates announced by several state governors that will limit the amount of people who can attend Thanksgiving celebrations this year.
She called restrictions that go further than recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Orwellian.”
“I think a lot of the guidelines you’re seeing are Orwellian,” McEnany said Wednesday on Fox and Friends. “Let me start by saying the CDC has put out considerations as we prepare to go about Thanksgiving, about socially distancing, wearing masks, doing what you can, and there’s a whole list, a page of very good considerations, and in that, they say, ‘We’re not recommending a certain number of people, but we are giving considerations that you should put in place.'”
Asked of her opinion on tight restrictions rolled out by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, who this week mandated a two-week “freeze” to slow the spread of the coronavirus, McEnany said the regulations