Donald Trump Says He Will Not Issue A National Mask Mandate

Written by on July 19, 2020

President Donald Trump says he won’t take into account a nationwide mandate for masks to be worn in public. Trump mentioned the concept in a brand new interview with Fox, set to air Sunday, July 19.

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“No, I would like folks to have a sure freedom, and I do not consider in that, no,” Trump stated in response to the concept proposed by Fox Information’ Chris Wallace. 

Later within the interview, Trump goes on to disagree with Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the US Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, who stated that if everybody wore a masks, the virus could be gone in 4 to 6 weeks: “I do not agree with the assertion that if everyone wears a masks every part disappears,” Trump stated. “Dr. Fauci stated do not put on a masks, our Surgeon Normal, terrific man, stated do not put on a masks. Everyone was saying do not put on a masks. Rapidly everyone’s bought to put on a masks, and as you recognize, masks trigger issues too, with that being stated, I am a believer in masks. I believe masks are good.”

For the primary a number of months of the outbreak, Trump refused to be seen carrying a masks in public; nevertheless, whereas visiting wounded service members at Walter Reed Medical Middle in Maryland, he determined to daybreak a face-covering: “I believe whenever you’re in a hospital particularly in that specific setting, the place you’re speaking to loads of troopers, people who in some instances simply bought off the working desk. I believe it is an awesome factor to put on a masks. I’ve by no means been in opposition to masks, however I do consider they’ve a time and a spot.”

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