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Sen. Thune: Mandates will discourage vaccines, cost jobs

Clip: 12/08/2021 | 7m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. Senate will vote Wednesday evening on repealing President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees. The measure is expected to pass with support from Democrats Joe Manchin and Jon Tester. But the bill faces an uphill battle in the Democrat-controlled House. Sen. John Thune, the second-highest ranking Republican in the Senate, joins Judy Woodruff with more.

Aired: 12/08/21

Rating: NR

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