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Gallego Statement on Biden COVID-19 Action Plan: ‘This is leadership.’

September 13, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ruben Gallego released the following statement in response to President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan, which includes a vaccine mandate for federal employees and all businesses with 100 or more workers. 

Statement from Representative Ruben Gallego:

“This is leadership. President Biden is doing what needs to be done to beat COVID-19. No ifs, ands, or buts—there is no reason to not get the shot if you are eligible. For months, we’ve had a safe and effective vaccine available for free and in ample supply. The time to wait is over. Get the shot, get the booster when it becomes available, and together we will get through this pandemic.”


Rep. Ruben Gallego is a Marine Corps combat veteran who served in Iraq. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Natural Resources Committee, and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.