Oh hell yes! Republican lawmakers plan to shut down U.S. government on Friday to protest of COVID vaccine mandate: report

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Conservative Republicans are reportedly planning to force a government shutdown to protest President Biden’s push to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in large companies.

Far-right wing GOP senators say they will object to considering any bipartisan stop-gap funding measure to delay its passage until after a deadline to keep the government running past this Friday, Politico reported Wednesday.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) said he won’t agree to the unanimous consent needed to move any funding measure forward quickly unless the White House agrees to suspend the vaccine mandate, a completely unrelated issue.

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“Given that federal courts across the country have raised serious issues with these mandates, it’s not unreasonable for my Democratic colleagues to delay enforcement of the mandates,” Lee said in a statement.


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