BIDEN: “And, by the way — by the way, I waited until July to talk about mandating, because I tried everything else possible. The mandates are working. All the stuff about people leaving and people getting — you have — you have everyone from United Airlines to Spirit — all these airlines, they’re — we’re not going to get all — 96, 97 percent of the people have gotten the vaccine. All the talk about all these folks who are going to leave the military if they were mandated — not true. You got about a 90-something percent vaccination rate. I mean, so there’s a — the idea is that — look, the two things that concern me — one are those who just tried to make this a political issue, freedom. 'I have the freedom to kill you with my COVID.'
No, I mean, come on. 'Freedom.'”