“It’s an unlawful use of executive power,” Yost said,” The president does not have the authority to make health-care decisions for Americans.”
The Biden administration said Monday about 95 percent of federal workers who fall under the requirement for a vaccine have complied with the mandate.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said: “Vaccine requirements work.”
The requirement for private employers is on hold. An appeals court stayed that order, and the case likely will go to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Yost, a Republican, also contends that the administration is prohibiting sovereign states from enacting and enforcing their own policies in response to the pandemic.