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GOP States Ask Court to Keep Biden Shot-or-Test Rule Halted (1)

Dec. 8, 2021, 3:44 PMUpdated: Dec. 8, 2021, 5:32 PM

The Biden administration’s Covid-19 shot-or-test rule should remain frozen as litigation proceeds because it’s an unprecedented exercise of power that ultimately will be deemed unlawful, a coalition of Republican attorneys general told a federal appeals court in Cincinnati.

The top lawyers of Texas, Florida, and 25 other states asked the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit late Tuesday to reject the administration’s request to dissolve another circuit’s order blocking the emergency regulation. Their brief was one of a raft of filings from opponents of the measure that argued against lifting the stay.

The legal fight over whether ...

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