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Wed Jun 23, 2021, 08:05 PM

Democrats block GOP bill to lift mask mandate on public transportation

Source: The Hill

Republican Sens. Rick Scott (Fla.) and Mike Lee (Utah) were thwarted by Democrats on Wednesday when they attempted to pass a bill that would revoke the Biden administration's mask requirement on public transportation.

The federal mask mandate for interstate transit is set to expire in September. It requires masks on airplanes, in airports, on buses and on rail systems.

"We cannot pretend this pandemic is over. This virus is still spreading, it is still mutating, it is still costing lives, and it is still leaving survivors with long-haul symptoms. And, the new delta variant is more contagious, likely to send people to the hospital, and already in our country," Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said when she blocked the GOP bill.

Scott and Lee cited the nation's vaccination rates in arguing that the mask mandate imposes unnecessary expectations and consequences on families and children.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/democrats-block-gop-bill-to-lift-mask-mandate-on-public-transportation/ar-AALmXDY?li=BBnb7Kz



Scott and Lee trying to strike a blow for freedumb.

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Wed Jun 23, 2021, 08:17 PM

1. Good.

If the shoe were on the other foot and Turtle was directing the floor schedule it would have never even been considered unless forced as a privileged business.

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