GOP rep. Madison Cawthorn (NC) argued Friday against President BidenJoe BidenCawthorn: Biden-to-die vaccine strategy can be used to ‘take’ weapons, bibles Trump Jr. calls on Manchin, Tester to oppose Biden’s ATF nominees for money: Biden fires head of Social Security Administration | IRS scandals haunt Biden to get more funding MORE̵
Cawthorn made the claim in a Friday interview with a conservative news broadcast Right Broadcasting Network while on Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Dallas event this weekend.
“Now they’re talking about going door to door to be able to get vaccines for the people,” he said, referring to remarks made by Biden from the White House this week.
“Think of the mechanisms they had to build to be able to actually accomplish that massive thing,” Cawthorn continued. And then think about what these mechanisms could be used for. They could then go door to door and take your weapons, they could go door to door and take your Bibles. “
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On Tuesday, Biden called on local communities to step up the pace of coronavirus vaccinations and explained, “We have to go to community after community, neighborhood by neighborhood and often door to door – literally knocking on doors – to get help for the remaining people who are protected from the virus. ”
While the White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiCawthorn: Bite-door-to-door vaccine strategy can be used to ‘take’ weapons, bibles overnight defense: Taliban targets Afghan air force pilots | Haiti calls on US security forces amid unrest Haiti calls on US security forces to protect infrastructure amid unrest MORE clarified this week that they encouraged volunteers at the local level rather than federal employees to go door-to-door promotional vaccines, Republican leaders in several states have pushed back on the proposal.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster (R) wrote in another letter the state board of health and environmental control on Friday and requested that it “set the direction for agency management and for state and local health organizations banning the use of the Biden administration’s targeted ” door to door ‘tactics in the state’s ongoing vaccination effort. “
The governor argued in the letter that “enticing, forcing, intimidating, imposing or pressuring” citizens to be vaccinated would undermine confidence in the government.
Jeff ZientsJeff Zients Cawthorn: Biden-door-to-door vaccine strategy could be used to ‘take’ weapons, bible South Carolina governor seeks to ban Biden’s door-to-door vaccine strategy Freedom Caucus chair attacks Biden actions on vaccines MOREThe White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator on Thursday condemned misinformation about the administration’s vaccine deployment efforts, calling it a “bear service for the country and for doctors, faith leaders, community leaders and others working to get people vaccinated, save lives and help end this pandemic. . “