Biden let his scientists speak. The results were … messy.
Earlier this month, Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters Teachers didn’t need COVID-19 vaccination shots to return to the classroom safely.
It seemed like a relatively simple statement at the time that several studies conducted by the CDC had supported. But the comment made Biden government officials spin, in part because the White House was unwilling to make an official announcement about the schools. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Walensky was speaking “in her personal capacity” when making the comment. Psaki’s statement then raised questions of her own, as Walensky spoke a lot at the press conference in her official capacity as director of the CDC.
The CDC eventually released their …