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Judge rejects attempt by Brnovich to block COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Published: Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 12:44pm
Updated: Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 12:49pm
A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a bid by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to block President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal employees and contractors.
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Liburdi, an appointee of former President Donald Trump, said he was not buying arguments that it’s illegal for the president to impose such a mandate when he is not requiring the same of people entering the country illegally.
Liburdi, a Trump appointee, suggested he was not convinced Biden’s mandate forces anyone to do anything or that anyone’s rights of “bodily integrity” were being violated — something Brnovich argued.
Howie Fischer joined The Show to talk about the ruling.