Ted Cruz sues CDC over new mask guidelines for vaccinated Americans: Senator says agency ‘acts like an arm of the DNC’ and its credibility is ‘tattered’
- sen. Ted Cruz called on the CDC on their guidelines that vaccinated Americans should wear masks indoors
- Cruz called the guidelines “absurd” and said the CDC’s credibility is in tatters.
- He also argued that the CDC, along with the Democratic party, treated COVID issues as political issues rather than security
- CDC’s New Guidance Comes as the Delta Variant of COVID Continues to Rise in the U.S.
Senator Ted Cruz criticized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over new mask guidelines for vaccinated Americans, calling it “absurd” and claiming the agency’s “credibility was in tatters.”
During a Wednesday interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News, Targeting both the government agency and the Democratic party, Cruz said they have treated COVID-19 as a “political issue” since the start of the pandemic.
“The CDC has destroyed their credibility. A year and a half ago, the CDC was one of the most respected scientific organizations in the world and they allowed themselves to be politicised — with Dr. Fauci at the helm of the politicization — and right now their credibility is in tatters because they act more like an arm of the DNC than a real, serious medical and scientific organization,” Cruz said.
His statement comes just one day after the CDC released new guidelines suggesting that fully vaccinated people should wear a mask in indoor public settings if they are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
Senator Ted Cruz criticized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over new mask guidelines for vaccinated Americans, calling it “absurd” and claiming the agency’s “credibility was in tatters”
sen. Ted Cruz criticized the CDC over their new mask guidelines for vaccinated Americans, calling it “absurd” and arguing that the “organization’s credibility was in tatters”
The CDC, citing concerns about the rising Delta variant of COVID-19, said that while only a small proportion of people who are fully vaccinated have become infected with the variant, preliminary evidence suggests that fully vaccinated individuals do become infected. with the Delta variant it can spread to others.
“It’s pure politics,” Cruz told Hannity. ‘You know what? The vaccines worked yesterday. Today they still work, but as a political issue, the Democrats have decided they want to control your life. They want everyone to wear a mask.’
Cruz went on to say the Democratic party addressed all concerns about the pandemic politically, citing how closing schools reportedly hurt children and argued that those who chose to go to church were being persecuted because of their faith. practiced.
The senator claimed these were decisions of “political agenda rather than common sense to keep us safe.”
He said the federal government should have no COVID-related mandates, indirectly commenting on how the White House and House of Representatives reinstated their mask mandates in the wake of the CDC’s new guidelines.
Cruz’s comments come just one day after the CDC released new guidelines advising vaccinated individuals to wear masks inside.
Cruz said he believes every American should decide what COVID-19 precautions are best for themselves and their families, including vaccination or wearing masks (file photo of masked shoppers in California)
“My view is very simple: we should not have federal government mandates on COVID. That means no mask mandates,” he said. “That means no vaccine mandates. That means no vaccine passports. This should be a matter of individual choice.’
Cruz believes that every American should decide which COVID-19 precautions are best for themselves and their families.
“Look, personally I got the vaccine. My family got the vaccine. That is the choice we made, but I also believe in individual freedom and responsibility,” he said.
“It’s your choice to decide what’s right for you and what’s right for your family and you don’t need a bunch of meddling bureaucrats from Washington drafting a mandate and deciding you should do this to go to work, to school.” to go, get on a plane, to live.’
CDC guidance comes as US COVID cases continue to rise