vaccine mandates

Jen Psaki Says Ron DeSantis Has ‘Consistently Taken Steps to Take Steps Backwards’ with Pandemic Response

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Monday took a shot at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), who recently signed legislation to protect Florida workers from losing their jobs over coronavirus vaccine mandates, accusing him of “consistently” taking steps “backwards” in terms of his pandemic response. She made the remarks even as Florida continues to have the lowest coronavirus case rate per capita in the nation. 

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 08: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is seen during a press conference relating hurricane season updates at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center on June 8, 2020 in Miami, Florida. NOAA has predicted that this year's Atlantic hurricane season will be more active than usual with up to …