Meghan McCain says Merry Christmas to all except 'healthy people under 65' getting vaccine before front-line workers
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“The View” co-host Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainCheney fight stokes cries of GOP double standard for women Conservative Club for Growth PAC comes out against Stefanik to replace Cheney Meghan McCain promises 'consequences' if Republicans oust Cheney MORE criticized people in low-risk categories receiving the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine before front-line workers in a tweet Thursday.

“Merry Christmas to everyone except healthy people under 65 getting the vaccine before our frontline workers who have sacrificed everything for our country this year,” McCain tweeted.

Most states have prioritized the elderly and front-line health care workers for vaccinations.

Numerous members of Congress including House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDefense lawyers for alleged Capitol rioters to get tours of U.S. Capitol Gaetz, Greene tout push to oust Cheney: 'Maybe we're the leaders' Free Speech Inc.: The Democratic Party finds a new but shaky faith in corporate free speech MORE (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellAssaults on Roe v Wade increasing Trump spokesman says defeating Cheney a top priority Biden to meet with GOP senators amid infrastructure push MORE (R-Ky.) and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamLindsey Graham: GOP can't 'move forward without President Trump' House to advance appropriations bills in June, July The unflappable Liz Cheney: Why Trump Republicans have struggled to crush her  MORE (R-S.C.) have publicly taken it to boost public confidence in its safety.

Those lawmakers are 65 years and older. 

However, others have announced they will put off the shot until those at higher risk can receive it.

“My staff and I will wait to get the vaccine at the appropriate time determined by our personal physicians,” Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said in a statement Wednesday. “I’ve asked that my office’s allotment be given to vulnerable populations that need the vaccine most.”


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“We are not more important than frontline workers, teachers etc. who are making sacrifices everyday. Which is why I won’t take it. People who need it most, should get it. Full stop,” Omar tweeted Monday.

--Updated on Dec. 25 at 7:43 a.m.