President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris walk from the Oval Office of the White House Friday, March 12, 2021, to the Rose Garden to deliver remarks on the American Rescue Plan. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

The Biden Administration has now decided to further extend one of its most unpopular policies through March of 2022: a mask mandate for airplanes, trains and public transportation.

As The Hill reports:

The Biden administration will extend the requirement that passengers on domestic flights, trains, and public transportation wear face masks through mid-March amid concerns about the new omicron coronavirus variant.

President Biden will announce the policy on Thursday as part of a broader effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic during the winter months.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plans to extend the masks requirements through at least March 18, according to a White House fact sheet. The TSA last extended the mask mandate in August through January 2022.

Under the rules, individuals who do not comply with the mandate will face a minimum fine of $500 with repeat offenders facing fines as high as $3,000.

The administration has so far held off on requiring proof of vaccination for domestic travel, but that may change in the months ahead, in particular if the omicron variant worsens the state of the pandemic.


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Shelley
Shelley
1 month ago

These mask mandates are causing more illness and they are causing division and abuse among the people. My granddaughter is being targeted in school even though it is against district policy and she has a valid exemption on file. Yet the students don’t care. It’s time this stop! We were at a school dance performance last night, and at least 75% of the parents were NOT wearing masks! If you want to wear one, fine. But you need to respect the rights of others. If YOU are not comfortable being out with unmasked people, then maybe YOU should decide if you want to be in public! Do NOT punish the rest.

vladimir
vladimir
1 month ago
Reply to  Shelley

globalist puppet, libby snow flake sheep say; “baa baa baa”.

Andy
Andy
1 month ago
Reply to  Shelley

Get smart Shelly ! If you believe in Masks, your in the herd being moved from one pasture to another! This was & still is The Liberals & Democrats Circus, brace yourselves for more to come since the MidTerms are coming up! Be ready for New Viruses, possibly more lockdowns & Useless wearing of Masks ! Liberals & Democrats know it’s the Only Way they can be elected ! Let’s connect the Dots, it’s all there to see for the Savys

john vieira
john vieira
1 month ago
Reply to  Andy

Please re read Shelley’s letter…I have been guilty of your offence a few times by not READING what was written….but many more times people have obviously NOT read what I wrote…

cactusred
cactusred
1 month ago
Reply to  Shelley

IT IS TIME FOR ALL PEOPLE TO WAKE THE HECK UP!!! This FARCE of made up virus’s and vaccines that are NOT anything but LIES MUST stop and stop now! THE VAXES ARE FULL OF HARMFUL THINGS TO TRACK YOU, MAKE YOU SICK AND RUIN YOUR LIFE DOWN THE WAY, IF NOT NOW! ARE YOU ALL SO BLIND THAT YOU ARE NOT RESEARCHING ALL OF THIS INSANITY????? WHAT ON EARTH IS THE MATTER WITH SO MANY OF YOU!!??!!! DO YOU REALLY WANT TO LIVE UNDER COMMUNISM AND HAVE AMERICA RUINED AND EVERYTHING TRASHED????AND ALL OF US LIVING UNDER EVIL SATANISM AND TRASH?????????
OR will WE have to FIGHT A CIVIL WAR RIGHT HERE ON OUR OWN SOIL AGAIN TO STOP SUCH MONSTROUS LIES AND PEOPLE WHO DO NOT CARE IF ANY OF YOU LIVE OR DIE???
It is time to put some very rich liars AND BIG MOUTHED EVIL PEOPLE put in prison for life or hung for treason and murder in the thousands so far!
The world will come after America for this hideous evil to them that people in our country made happen to them and to us in our own country too!! IS THAT ALSO WHAT YOU WANT???? IT IS TIME TO PUT SOME VERY PARTICULAR PEOPLE ON TRIAL RIGHT NOW!!! AND SENT TO PRISON FOR LIFE OR HUNG NOW!
It is time for all patriots and other people in this nation to stand up and state firmly WE WILL NOT COMPLY WITH COMMUNISM or THE CURRENT ADMINISTRATION LIES, as they are NOT our administration due to massive FRAUD! AND SOME REPUBLICANS EVEN WANT THE same TRASH OF COMMUNISM IN OUR NATION! THE DEMOCRATS FAKED THE ELECTIONS AND PRESIDENT TRUMP WON IN A MASSIVE LANDSLIDE~~~ THE DEMS LOST IN A MASSIVE DEFEAT!!! GOT IT???
***PEOPLE you can take those idot masks that are germy, harmful and STUPID & throw them out for good…they are useless!!!!! THEY CAUSE MORE DISEASE AND ILLNESS! WAKE UP! Everytime I see someone with one on, I want to rip it off their faces and scream at them for not researching the truth for themselves or care that they are being ignorant sheep following the evil ones hook line and sinker~~ killing themselves with all this rubbish!!! WAKE UP!!…THEY ARE LYING TO YOU! TAKE THOSE MASKS AND LINE MOUSE HOLES WITH THEM….THE DISEASE THOSE HORRIBLE MASKS CAUSE! How stupid all of you look Wearing them FOR NOTHING!!!!!!! It is not Halloween anymore and we are not a satanic nation either….stop listening to the communist media on TV who lie to us all the time and are owned by the same sort of people who are making the viruses and rules for us clowns who listen to live by….what??– NO!!! They shame this land, us and all the freedoms, rights and faith in God that we were founded to have with every right to!!!!!!!! tWAKE THE HECK UP ALL OF YOU!! CHECK IT ALL FOR YOURSELVES AND RESEARCH THE TRUTH!!!
WE MUST BE STRONG AND FREE PEOPLE AGAIN STANDING UP FOR WHAT WE WERE MEANT TO BE! IT IS ALL A FARCE MADE UP BY RICH HORRIBLE PEOPLE AND OUR GOVERNMENT WHO THINK THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO TELL THE WHOLE OF THE WORLD HOW TO LIVE AND LISTEN TO THEM SO THEY CAN RUIN US….THERE ARE MANY, MANY MORE OF US THAN THEM AND MORE GOOD THAN EVIL!! THEY THINK THEY CAN TELL A WHOLE WORLD FULL OF PEOPLE TO DO WHAT THEY WANT….NO! THEY CANNOT!!

Tony Barreda
Tony Barreda
1 month ago
Reply to  cactusred

You call it a farce virus, don’t you know that thousands have died from it. How stupid can you be. My family and all my friends have been vaxxed and wear masked, no illness evident. Insofar as communism, be careful what you wish for, trump spawned the insurrection against America’s democracy. Trump lavished in the Putin’s mega support to “win” and cheat for his election. Several things for sure, Biden is trying to clean up the mess, stench and lingering criminal he left in some offices, like decoy. Slowing the mail if much needed medicines and pension checks. These are facts, unlike your claim of masks causing illnesses.

James Hutchins
James Hutchins
1 month ago

biden has lost his damn mind America Boycott the biden administration Vote out the Nazis AKA the democratic party next election We The People demand our country back from the Nazis and Domestic Terrorists in the White House

vladimir
vladimir
1 month ago

globalists already created their next 20 varieties of their coronavirus scam, maybe now they can create the pill to make their libby snow flake sheep become 1,000 different genders .