Analysis: Joe Biden and Democrats run up against relentless conservative power
Democrats control Washington but President Joe Biden is staring at a wall of conservative power, accrued over years and wielded with a ruthlessness and zeal for rule-breaking that his own party has rarely matched. © Jose Luis Magana/AP President Joe Biden speaks to the media after meeting privately with Senate Democrats, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) The President's struggles to implement his strategy to protect US democracy and reshape the economy to help working Americans are hampered by divisions in his own party.
© Mandel Ngan Joe Biden at the White House on November 3, 2021
The administration of President Joe Biden formally withdrawn Tuesday the obligation of immunization in the companies With more than 100 employees, taking note of the veto issued by the Supreme Court of the United States.
The Agency for Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA) announced this withdrawal in a short press release without mentioning the decision of the High Court which did not allow him the choice.
She said "promoting employees to vaccinate against the permanent dangers posed by CVIV-19 in the workplace."
In the United States, where the virus has made more than 870,000 dead, only 63% of the population is totally vaccinated due to very marked political fractures on the issue.
United States: The Supreme Court blocks the immunization obligation in the large firms
USA-Court-Supreme-Vaccination: United States: The Supreme Court blocks the immunization obligation in large firms © Reuters / Tom Brenner United States: The Supreme Court blocks the immunization obligation in the large firms by Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung Washington (Reuters) - The US Supreme Court has blocked the application of a Chairman Joe Biden's measure forcing employees Large companies to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or to perform regular tests, a constraint that conservative judg
After months trying to convince reluctants, the Democrat Joe Biden had announced in September to make immunization mandatory for employees of large companies, the medical sector and federal officials.
In the land of individual freedoms, his decision had immediately been denounced as an abuse of power by the Republican elected representatives and by part of the economic world, who had seized justice.
On January 13, the Supreme Court gave them reason for the approximately 84 million people employed in large companies. On the other hand, it has validated the vaccination obligation for employees of health facilities benefiting from federal funds.
Tuesday, the Republican elected officials welcomed the withdrawal of the measure in the private sector. "The Biden administration complies with reality and ultimately respects the Constitution," Tweeted Senator Josh Hawley.
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Key Pa. Dems to miss Biden visit, cite scheduling conflicts .
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden will appear in Pittsburgh on Friday as an opening step in a broader campaign to promote the White House's achievements in key states before the midterm elections. But two of the three leading Democrats on Pennsylvania's statewide ballot this spring who were invited to appear with Biden will not attend, their campaigns confirmed on the eve of the president's visit. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a leading Senate candidate, and state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, the likely Democratic nominee in the race for governor, will be absent because of scheduling conflicts, according to their spokespeople.