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Trump vows to defund schools requiring vaccines for students

Season 2024 Episode 177 | 6m 28s

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump again vowed to shut down the Education Department and endorsed a Louisiana law mandating the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools. He has also pledged to cut funding to schools with vaccine requirements. Laura Barrón-López discussed that with Dr. Paul Offitt, a pediatrician and a professor of vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania.

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