NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W ell, well, well. If you had “Progressives Try to Establish a CDC-Led Dictatorship to Further a Policy Illegally Promulgated by Donald Trump” on your 2021 Political Bingo card, I guess it’s time to collect your winnings.
Summing up the “You and Whose Army?” approach that has long marred the federal response to COVID, Representative Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) proposed yesterday that if Congress can’t muster the votes for a renewal of the national eviction moratorium that President Trump ordered in September of last year, the director of the CDC should simply declare the renewal herself:
I don't buy that the CDC can't extend the eviction moratorium – something it has already done in the past! Who is going to stop them? Who is going to penalize them? There is no official ruling saying that they cannot extend this moratorium. C'mon CDC – have a heart! Just do it!
— Maxine Waters (@RepMaxineWaters) August 2, 2021
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