Arizona AG Brnovich ‘greatly alarmed’ by White House’s ‘door-to-door’ vaccine push, raises privacy concerns

Brnovich wrote to Biden after the president pitched his plan to boost the vaccinated population.

BIDEN ADMIN LAUNCHING ‘DOOR TO DOOR’ PUSH TO VACCINATE AMERICANS, SPARKS MAJOR BACKLASH

Now we need to go community by community, neighborhood by neighborhood and often times door-to-doorliterally knocking on doors, to get help to the remaining people protected from the virus,” 拜登说.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki also referred to thedoor-to-dooreffort while listing the five objectives of Biden’s COVID response earlier in the day at Tuesday’s White House briefing, 引用 “targeted community door-to-door outreach” 至 “get remaining Americans vaccinated by ensuring that they have the information they need on how both safe and accessible the vaccine is.

Brnovich, who is running for the U.S. Senate and has launched a number of 法律挑战 and efforts to push back against what he sees as federal overreach and policies that impact Arizona, expressed concern about what he saw as potential government intrusions into Americans’ health care privacy.

博士. SAPHIER WARNS BIDEN’S DOOR-TO-DOOR VACCINE PUSH MAY BE VIEWED AS CONFRONTATIONAL

“一世, along with many Arizonans, was greatly alarmed by your White House indicating that it might be in possession of medical records revealing the contact information for Americans who have not been vaccinated,” the Republican said in the letter to Biden, obtained by Fox News. “If this is the case, this is a severe breach of privacy, and I will not tolerate such intrusions within Arizona.

Brnovich said the COVID vaccines havebeen a great breakthroughbut warned that Americansdo not trust government intrusion or the politicization of the health care process.

If Americans are on the fence about taking the COVID-19 vaccine, it would be most inappropriate for bureaucrats to single them outregardless of motives or intentions,” 他说.

While the White House has not indicated that it will have medical records specifically, Brnovich’s concern is one of a number of Republican criticisms of the planfearing what the federal outreach could lead to.

Door to door to vaccinate Americans this year… door to door to confiscate guns next year?” 代表. 劳伦·伯伯特, R-Colo。, 发推文.

How about don’t knock on my door,” 代表. 和克伦肖, 德州, 发推文. “You’re not my parents. You’re the government. Make the vaccine available, and let people be free to choose.

福克斯新闻’ 约瑟夫·沃尔夫森(Joseph Wulfsohn)为本报告做出了贡献.

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