Southwest Airlines Drops Plans to Force Unvaccinated Employees to go on Leave | EWTN News Nightly

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Southwest Airlines has dropped a plan to force unvaccinated employees that have not yet received a religious or medical exemptions to go on unpaid leave. The move follows widespread Southwest flight cancellations, which the company blamed in part on staffing shortages. Airlines, as federal contractors, are expected to follow the Biden Administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all federal employees. Senior Editor of the Federalist, Christopher Bedford, shares why the sudden shift in plans, what this means for the federal mandate and whether he expects other airlines to follow suit. On another note, former President Donald Trump is suing the head of the congressional committee and the US Archivist over an investigation into the January 6th Capitol Riot, and the president's attorneys are calling the entire investigation illegitimate. Bedford gives us an overview of where things stand and what he thinks will happen next. Longtime Pennsylvania Representative Mike Doyle announced he is retiring, this is the latest in a number of Democrats who are retiring ahead of next year's midterm. The senior editor shares what he thinks this says about the upcoming election. Bedford also discusses what he makes of reports that the Biden administration is moving planeloads of migrants under the cover of night.

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