Maskless Trump Photo Pretty Much Sums Up His Presidency, Critics Say

Written by on October 13, 2020

A photograph of an unmasked President Donald Trump boarding Air Power One outraged critics on social media Monday.

The picture, posted by New York Occasions photographer Doug Mills, exhibits Trump surrounded by masked Secret Service brokers as he approaches the aircraft certain for Sanford, Florida, the place he held a rally, although he was within the hospital battling COVID-19 only a week in the past.

His White Home doctor, Sean Conley, stated Monday that Trump had examined detrimental for the coronavirus and was now not infectious, a declare well being specialists have questioned. Trump has claimed that he’s now “immune” from the virus that has killed greater than 215,000 individuals within the U.S.

Trump introduced on Oct. 2 that he had examined optimistic for the virus. The federal Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention advises that sufferers who had been hospitalized or wanted oxygen (each of which apply to Trump) might have to stay remoted for as much as 20 days.

Critics had been outraged that Trump ― who was defending himself from the rain with an umbrella ― opted to not put on a face masks to guard these round him from the coronavirus that he may nonetheless be shedding. 

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