Idaho

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An extraordinary public feud between Idaho's two top leaders escalated on Tuesday when the state's governor, Brad Little, accused fellow Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin of overstepping her authority by ordering the state National Guard to the US-Mexico border while he was in Texas visiting the border. McGeachin, who is running for governor next year, also drew Little's ire on Tuesday when she attempted to broaden his executive order banning so-called vaccine passports. ...
Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin on Tuesday issued an executive order banning vaccine mandates and required coronavirus testing in schools and colleges in the state, prompting Gov. Brad Little to say he had not authorized her to act on his behalf while he was at the U.S-Mexico border.  ...
Idaho’s governor and lieutenant governor engaging in a game of GOP one-upmanship is critiqued by Joy Reid in this edition of "The Absolute Worst.” ...
For the second time this year, Republican Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin attempted to take advantage of Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little's absence to issue a COVID-19 related executive order — but the governor isn't having any of it.What happened?With Little out of state Tuesday, McGeachin issued ... ...

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