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Biden gives Newsom thumbs up on school vaccine mandate as under-17 cases spike

By Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media

Last week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom held a press conference to announce new COVID-19 guidelines for California's K-12 public schools. Two days later, President Joe Biden praised the new mandate in a tweet.

“Gov. @GavinNewsom is leading California through unprecedented crises -- he's a key partner in fighting the pandemic and helping build our economy back better,” the POTUS said about Newsom, who is facing a recall election Sept. 14.