Joe Biden Places Travel Ban On Africa But Called The Same Thing ‘A Disgrace’ Under Trump

Joe Biden has just placed a ban on travel from several countries in Africa due to a new strain of coronavirus.

In February of 2020, when Trump did the exact same thing, Biden called it a disgrace and even suggested it was racist.

What changed?

Reuters reports:

U.S. imposes travel ban from eight African countries over Omicron variant

The United States will bar entry to most travelers from eight southern African countries starting on Monday, after a potentially more-contagious new coronavirus variant was identified in South Africa, President Joe Biden said on Friday.

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The new variant, dubbed Omicron, poses a new challenge for Biden, who has had a mixed success getting Americans vaccinated after a politically motivated pushback by 10 states. Biden also faces criticism from international health experts and foreign leaders for failing to send vaccines to poorer countries.

The travel restrictions do not ban flights or apply to U.S. citizens and lawful U.S. permanent residents.

No cases of Omicron were identified in the United States to date, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday. The agency expects that it would identify the B.1.1.529 variant quickly, if it emerges in the country…

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The restrictions apply to South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi. Most non-U.S. citizens who have been in those countries within the prior 14 days will not be allowed into the United States.

Now take a look at this February 2020 tweet from Joe Biden:

Will anyone in our awful media ask Joe Biden or his hack press secretary about this?

 

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