Joe Biden wouldn’t be able to actually ‘order’ a national lockdown….
The Governor’s control their states….
A push for one would sacrifice the nation’s economy, something that would be a political and economic situation Biden and Democrats would never politically recover from…
A national lockdown as Covid-19 cases tick up is “a measure of last resort,” the co-chair of Joe Biden’s coronavirus taskforce, Vivek Murthy, said Sunday.
“We have got to approach this with the position of a scalpel rather than the blunt force of an ax,” the former surgeon general told Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday,” arguing for a more nuanced approach….
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, has also been outspoken against a national lockdown — though he did not rule out the possibility Sunday.
“We are not going to get a national lockdown,” Fauci said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I think that’s very clear.”
“What we are going to start seeing at the local levels … [are] very surgical type of restrictions which are the functional equivalent of a local lockdown,” he went on. “But we’re not going to have a national lockdown.”
An effective vaccine rollout “in the second, third quarter” of next year could mean a sense of normality for Americans “well into 2021,” Fauci said….