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Sen. Paul Says He’d Challenge a Biden Administration-Ordered National Lockdown

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says that he’d challenge attempts by a prospective Joe Biden administration to lock down the United States over the COVID-19 pandemic. “Today, Biden is talking more about a lockdown. This is absolutely why he’s going to be a terrible president. If we get him, he’s going to ruin the country,” Paul said Nov. 15 on WABC Radio. “Lockdowns don’t work,” he said. “And in fact, all of the evidence on mandatory masks show that they don’t work either. We’ve had 10 different countries or venues, maybe 20, that instituted mandatory masks. And every one of them, to a T, the infection rate, or the COVID rate, went up after the mask mandate. “All these mitigation strategies—washing our hands, staying six feet apart—they really don’t work, frankly. And the virus, as The Wall Street Journal put it, is insidious. It’s going to do what it’s going to …

Sen. Paul Says He’d Challenge a Biden Administration-Ordered National Lockdown

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says that he’d challenge attempts by a prospective Joe Biden administration to lock down the United States over the COVID-19 pandemic. “Today, Biden is talking more about a lockdown. This is absolutely why he’s going to be a terrible president. If we get him, he’s going to ruin the country,” Paul said Nov. 15 on WABC Radio. “Lockdowns don’t work,” he said. “And in fact, all of the evidence on mandatory masks show that they don’t work either. We’ve had 10 different countries or venues, maybe 20, that instituted mandatory masks. And every one of them, to a T, the infection rate, or the COVID rate, went up after the mask mandate. “All these mitigation strategies—washing our hands, staying six feet apart—they really don’t work, frankly. And the virus, as The Wall Street Journal put it, is insidious. It’s going to do what it’s going to …