The U.S. Senate this week passed a resolution to terminate the national emergency declared in 2020 in response to the COVID pandemic, but 37 Democrats voted against it.
Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) had proposed the bill for a second time in September, shortly after President Joe Biden told CBS News in an interview that the pandemic was “over.” The White House quickly walked back Biden’s comments and Dr. Anthony Fauci, in charge of the virus response, said no, it’s not over.
But for most Americans, it’s over. We all realize COVID will be around for years — maybe forever — and we’re just going to have to live with it.
Most of the Senate believes that, too.
Marshall’s resolution to end the national emergency passed the Senate 61-37 on