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BREAKING NEWS: Department of Veterans Affairs becomes the first federal agency to issue vaccine mandate: 115,000 frontline workers have eight weeks to get the shot or face getting FIRED
The Daily Mail ^ | 26 July 2021

Posted on 07/26/2021 11:57:47 AM PDT by BlackFemaleArmyColonel

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Monday become the first federal agency to require its frontline health care workers to be vaccinated.

President Joe Biden confirmed the move in a brief statement to reporters Monday afternoon.

'Yes. Veteran Affairs is going to in fact require that all docs working in facilities are going to have to be vaccinated,' Biden said, following a report quoting his Veterans Affairs secretary regarding health care workers at the VA.

115,000 staffers will have two months to get inoculated against the coronavirus, and face being fired if they do not oblige.

President Biden confirmed that 'all docs' at the VA would be asked to get the shot ahead of his meeting with the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in the Oval Office.

Denis McDonough, the secretary of veterans affairs, told the New York Times: 'I am doing this because it’s the best way to keep our veterans safe, full stop.

He added that the mandates would apply to the employees who have the most contact with patients.

This includes doctors, dentists, nurses, physicians assistants and physical therapists at VA medical centers across the country.

The Biden administration has so far been unwilling to back federal vaccine mandates, and has insisted it is up to private companies.

The move came after White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the White House 'supports the steps of hospitals' to require staff to get vaccinated, saying it 'could be a guide for us on what to do with our own workforce here from the federal government.'

She noted there are 'certain powers' that the federal government has, and 'certain powers that the federal government does not have.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aflac; coronafascism; va; vaccine; veteransaffairs
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1 posted on 07/26/2021 11:57:47 AM PDT by BlackFemaleArmyColonel
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

So do we do as our masters say?


2 posted on 07/26/2021 11:58:44 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

This will wind up in court.


3 posted on 07/26/2021 11:59:03 AM PDT by DarrellZero
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

This’ll go over like a fart in church.


4 posted on 07/26/2021 11:59:19 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit..)
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To: frank ballenger; cherry; Widget Jr; Trump Girl Kit Cat; AFB-XYZ; Justice; crusty old prospector; ...

PATRIOT PING


5 posted on 07/26/2021 11:59:39 AM PDT by BlackFemaleArmyColonel (No weapon formed against me shall prosper! (Isaiah 54:17))
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

I thought I read that 99% of all doctors have already been vaxed?


6 posted on 07/26/2021 11:59:50 AM PDT by JoSixChip (2020: The year of unreported truths. )
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

Oh but the white house doesn’t have to have the poison, but the VA does?

RIGHT!!!!


7 posted on 07/26/2021 12:00:12 PM PDT by HypatiaTaught (president FRAUD of the divided states of China)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

Great... it was hard enough to get a Doc and now there will be less of them around.


8 posted on 07/26/2021 12:00:50 PM PDT by Mathews (It's all gravy, baby!)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

Well they work with a lot of old vets so kinda makes sense even though this old vet ain’t getting mRNA, I identify as control group.


9 posted on 07/26/2021 12:00:50 PM PDT by dblshot
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

VA patients next up....................


10 posted on 07/26/2021 12:00:53 PM PDT by rktman (Destroy America from within? Check! WTH? Enlisted USN 1967 to end up with this? 😕)
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To: carriage_hill
This’ll go over like a fart in church.

You mean a lot of swearing under the breath, but for the most part, no real punishment? In that case, I agree.

11 posted on 07/26/2021 12:00:56 PM PDT by CatOwner (Don't expect anyone, even conservatives, to have your back when the SHTF in 2021)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

So now I can fire smokers, or the obese. Much greater risk than the Kung flu.


12 posted on 07/26/2021 12:01:02 PM PDT by FatherofFive (We support Trump. Not the GOP)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

2 months? How does that make any sense???


13 posted on 07/26/2021 12:01:04 PM PDT by noexcuses
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To: JoSixChip

I guess that means almost all doctors are Democrats.


14 posted on 07/26/2021 12:01:41 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Civil disobedience by jury nullification. )
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To: dblshot

You and me both.


15 posted on 07/26/2021 12:01:48 PM PDT by Mathews (It's all gravy, baby!)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

Do you trust the U.S. government?

Two words: Tuskegee Airmen.


16 posted on 07/26/2021 12:01:58 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

Cant fire them for stealing but not getting a vax will get the fired?

Somehow I think this wont happen


17 posted on 07/26/2021 12:03:21 PM PDT by RummyChick (To President Trump: https://freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3923111/posts)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

Vaccination macht frei!


18 posted on 07/26/2021 12:03:34 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

Time for counterfeiters to get to work.


19 posted on 07/26/2021 12:04:54 PM PDT by fwdude ( )
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To: BlackFemaleArmyColonel

This will help the Democrats a lot!(/S)


20 posted on 07/26/2021 12:05:18 PM PDT by Mark (Celebrities... is there anything they do not know? Homer Simpson)
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