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Oct. 29, 2021, 4:42 PMUpdated: Oct. 29, 2021, 8:12 PM

Ten GOP-Led States Sue Biden Over Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate (3)

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

Missouri and nine other states on Friday became the latest to join a Republican-led effort to sue the Biden administration over vaccine mandates.

The complaint filed by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt (R), Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson (R), and the other states’ attorneys general asks the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri to block mandated Covid-19 vaccines for all employees of federal contractors.

The Biden administration doesn’t have the authority to require the vaccines, the states say.

“President Biden has arrogated to the Executive Branch the unilateral power to mandate that all employees of federal contractors ...

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