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 McCainMeghan McCain responds to Katie Couric: 'I don't need to be deprogrammed' Meghan McCain: Trump's legacy is DC looking like a 'war zone' Cindy McCain on possible GOP censure: 'I think I'm going to make T-shirts' 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 PelosiOklahoma man who videotaped himself with his feet on desk in Pelosi's office during Capitol riot released on bond House formally sends impeachment to Senate, putting Trump on trial for Capitol riot With another caravan heading North, a closer look at our asylum law MORE (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSchumer: Impeachment trial will be quick, doesn't need a lot of witnesses McConnell: Power-sharing deal can proceed after Manchin, Sinema back filibuster Budowsky: A Biden-McConnell state of emergency summit MORE (R-Ky.) and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenators spar over validity of Trump impeachment trial Trump selects South Carolina lawyer for impeachment trial Democrats formally elect Harrison as new DNC chair 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.