GOP congressman gives a confusing answer when asked if he's vaccinated: 'I don’t like taking sides'

GOP congressman gives a confusing answer when asked if he's vaccinated: 'I don’t like taking sides'
Glenn Grothman in 2010, Wikimedia Commons

Even with the Delta variant surging in the United States, some Republicans are afraid to say or do anything that might offend anti-vaxxers in their party. Rep. Glenn Grothman of Wisconsin obviously didn't want to reveal his vaccination status when a reporter asked him about it over the weekend.

The 66-year-old Grothman gave an evasive response, telling the reporter, "I don't like to get into taking sides on it, OK?"

The Wisconsin Democratic Party, in response, circulated an online petition urging Grothman to take a stand in favor of vaccination.

Here are some responses to Grothman's evasive response to the reporter's question:






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