The White House has reassured Americans that America is not heading towards another lockdown as cases rise in parts of the country.
Context: The White House stated that a lockdown is not what the US will need to do in order to stop the spread of Covid.
Why it is important: The economic impacts of another lockdown could be devastating and hurt the Democrats’ chances for re-election as poll numbers sink.
However, Biden reassured Americans that vaccine mandates were not on the table and is now working to enact mandates.
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