Alex Wong / Getty ImagesWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a daily news briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. (Alex Wong / Getty Images)
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday that President Joe Biden is asking Americans “to sacrifice a little bit longer.”
“The country has been shut down in one form or another for more than a year now and people have missed birthday parties, weddings, baseball games, going out to restaurants,” Psaki said.
“It is difficult, it is hard, and what he’s asking people to do is to sacrifice a little bit longer, and he will continue to make that case and make that argument.”
Biden is expected to announce Tuesday that by April 19, all adult Americans will be qualified to get the coronavirus vaccine.
The comments will happen in a scheduled