Politico: Republicans see CDC’s policy change as ‘massive political loser for Democrats’

IRLI In The News

April 9, 2022

By Alice Miranda Ollstein and Krista Mahr

Republicans are pouncing on the Biden administration’s recent decision to scrap a Trump-era pandemic border policy, launching a multi-pronged attack against Democrats in Congress, in the courts and on the campaign trail.

Earlier this month, three Republican attorneys general filed a lawsuit arguing it’s illegal for the administration to rescind the CDC’s Title 42 policy, which allows for the expulsion of migrants to stop the spread of Covid-19. Among their arguments was that the administration failed to evaluate the impact on states if there’s a surge in border crossings.

Read the full story at Politico.

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