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GOP senators call to eliminate military COVID-19 mandate from defense bill

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The Pentagon mandated the coronavirus vaccine for all troops in August 2021, just after the Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer vaccine. As of Oct. 25, more than two million service members had been fully vaccinated. More than 8,200 service members have been separated from the military so far, according to data from the service branches.
Published 2 months ago · Washington, United States

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GOP senators call to eliminate military COVID-19 mandate from defense bill

A group of Republican senators on Wednesday threatened to withhold their votes to advance the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) if the chamber doesn’t vote on whether to end the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for members of the military.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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GOP senators demand an end to COVID-19 vaccine mandate in US military

Several Senate Republicans have reiterated their demand that the U.S. military drop its coronavirus vaccine mandate and urged Republican leadership to use the National Defense Authorization Act as leverage in negotiations.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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LIVE NOW: GOP Senators Hold Press Conference on Ending Military COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Mike Lee (R-Utah) host a press conference on ending the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 2:00 p.m. ET at the Ohio Clock Corridor in the Capitol. The senators sent a letter on Wednesday to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell expressing opposition to moving forward with the National Defense Autho…

2 months ago·New York, United States
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GOP senators threaten to delay major military bill over Covid vaccine mandate

Several Republicans are warning they will drag out a vote on a military policy bill unless they get a vote on ending a Covid vaccine mandate for service members.

2 months ago·United States
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U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, others look to end military vaccine mandate

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C, could be one of 13 Republican senators to delay a final vote on a bill that would recommend fully funding the pit production facility at

2 months ago·Charleston, United States
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