Florida governor sues over Biden’s vaccine mandate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NBC) – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is suing the Biden administration over its vaccine mandate for federal contractors.

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, DeSantis alleged the president overstepped his legal authority.

The 28-page suit also argues that the administration has no legal grounds to mandate such a sweeping requirement and that Biden’s rule violates procurement law.

The state is seeking an immediate injunction to the rule, which is slated to take effect December 8th.

DeSantis is a staunch Trump ally who has opposed COVID-19 restrictions at the state, local and federal level.

He has prohibited mask mandates and banned businesses from requiring proof of vaccination.

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