September 8, 2020
Joe Biden admitted on Monday that his own proposed national mask mandate is unconstitutional.
Biden has repeatedly called for a federal mandate, often using it as an example of what he would do differently about the coronavirus than President Trump, whom Biden claims “failed to act.”
But he told CBS 5 in Arizona, “There’s a constitutional issue whether the federal government can issue such a mandate.”
Biden now says a national mask mandate is probably unconstitutional and he wouldn’t do it.
This is a full 180-degree reversal. pic.twitter.com/cSxo6Q5LCD
— Alex Marlow (@AlexMarlow) September 7, 2020
He added, “I don’t think constitutionally they could, so I wouldn’t issue a mandate.”
On Wednesday, he denied ever calling for a mandate and claimed he was a “constitutionalist.”
This article was posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 4:56 am