CDC Director Rochelle Walensky was pressed Friday as to whether she supports or foresees a federal vaccine mandate, as the Biden administration publicly laments continued vaccine hesitancy in parts of the country.
Walensky told “Special Report” anchor Bret Baier that she and President Biden are “looking into” whether or not to establish a mandate.
“Are you for mandating a vaccine on a federal level?” Baier asked.
“That’s something that I think the administration is looking into. It’s something that I think we are looking to see approval of from the vaccine,” Walensky replied.
“Overall, I think in general, I am all for more vaccination. But, I have nothing further to say on that except that we are looking into those policies.”
Walensky added that any vaccine mandates currently in place are strictly on the local or corporate level.
In response, Baier asked what Walensky would say to the…