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Mississippi Gov Hits Back at Biden After ‘Neanderthal’ Insult: We ‘Don’t Need Handlers’

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Republican Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves wasn’t impressed with the characterization, pointing out in a tweet that “Mississippians don’t need handlers” like him.

That wasn’t Biden’s view of things, though. According to Fox News, the president was sharply critical of Reeves and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for ending the mask mandates when speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday.

“We’ve been able to move that all the way up to the end of May to have enough [vaccines] for every American, to get every adult American to get a shot,” Biden said.

“The last thing we need is the Neanderthal thinking.”

That led to this tweet from Gov. Reeves, a Republican:

President Biden said allowing Mississippians to decide how to protect themselves is “neanderthal thinking.” Mississippians don’t need handlers. As numbers drop, they can assess their choices and listen to experts. I guess I just think we should trust Americans, not insult them.

Meanwhile, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott hit back at the Biden administration’s decision to allow authorities to release illegal immigrants who tested positive for COVID into the community in Texas.

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