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White House says unvaccinated migrants allowed in US and tennis player who isn’t are ‘two different things’

Thousands of unvaccinated migrants have come into the country under Biden, but tennis superstar Novak Djokovic won't be allowed in for the U.S. Open

FOX NEWS – The White House sidestepped a question about why it continues to let untested and unvaccinated illegal immigrants into the United States while tennis star Novak Djokovic is not allowed to enter to play in this year’s U.S. Open.

Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy questioned White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about the paradox during Monday’s news briefing.

“How come migrants are allowed to come into this country unvaccinated, but world-class tennis players are not?” he asked.

“Due to privacy reasons, the U.S. does not comment on medical information of individual travelers as it relates to this tennis player,” she replied.

Djokovic, the 2022 Wimbledon champion, will miss the U.S. Open over his refusal to get vaccinated.

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Jean-Pierre deferred the question to the CDC, which she said has its own protocols, saying, “It’s two different things.”

Doocy further pressed Jean-Pierre:

“Somebody unvaccinated comes over on a plane, you say that’s not OK. Somebody walks into Texas or Arizona unvaccinated, they’re allowed to stay?”

“That’s not how it works. … It’s not like someone walks over,” she replied.

“That’s exactly what is happening,” Doocy responded … READ MORE. 

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