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U.S. Rep. Barry Moore lambasts president over ‘unconstitutional’ vaccine mandate, says nation ‘under siege from within’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) left no room for interpretation regarding his position on President Joe Biden’s recently-ordered vaccine mandate.

The South Alabama congressman blasted the president over his broad edict, declaring the order to be “unconstitutional” and claiming Biden has subverted the legal authority of his office. He also noted the president’s formerly-held position that the federal government has no role in mandating vaccinations, saying Biden’s reversal deemed the past statement to be a “barefaced lie.”

“President Biden’s federal vaccine mandate is yet another breathtaking and blatantly unconstitutional power-grab by an out-of-control Administration,” said Moore.

He added, “The Biden Administration’s statement that issuing vaccine mandates was ‘not the role of the federal government’ has now been revealed as a barefaced lie, just like the president’s claim that he had a plan for Afghanistan. It is clear to Americans and our allies abroad that deceit, ineptitude, and even subversion are at the foundation of this administration.”

Moore proclaimed that the United States is “under siege from within” and ramped up his calls for the president to be removed from office by calling on Congress to begin impeachment proceedings.

“The nation that Americans have defended for over two centuries is under siege from within, and Americans will not and must not allow it to continue unchallenged,” he said. “If Joe Biden does not step down, Congress must immediately move to impeach him before he causes more irreversible damage to our economy, freedoms and global prestige.”

The House Freedom Caucus, of which Moore is a member, labeled Biden’s decree as “tyrannical” and said the mandate is “invasive and un-American.”

Dylan Smith is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @DylanSmithAL