Biden’s vaccine mandate temporarily halted by federal court

A federal appeals court has halted President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for larger businesses, marking a temporary victory for the Right’s resistance to the measure.

A three-judge panel issued the ruling Saturday, saying petitioners offered significant cause to believe there are “grave statutory and constitutional issues” with the federal order.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who supported the lawsuit, announced an emergency hearing will take place “soon,” adding in a statement on Twitter that “we will have our day in court to strike down Biden’s unconstitutional abuse of authority.”

The temporary halt was praised by those on the Right, with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton tweeting , “Yesterday, I sued the Biden Admin over its unlawful OSHA vax mandate. WE WON.”

But White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the administration is confident the mandate will hold legal weight in court

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