Skip to comments.Donald Trump Opposes National Mask Mandate During Pandemic: A Lot of People Don’t Want to Wear Masks
Posted on 09/15/2020 7:52:34 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated that he did not want to issue a national mask mandate during the coronavirus pandemic.
There is, by the way, a lot of people dont want to wear masks, Trump said. There are a lot of people that think the masks are not good.
The president commented on masks after a voter from an ABC News town hall hosted by George Stephanopoulos asked him why he did not support a national mask mandate.
He recalled witnessing waiters serving at a restaurant touching their masks to adjust them and then touching the plates.
The concept of a mask is good, but you are constantly touching it, touching your face, touching plates, he said. There are people that dont think masks are good.
Trump recalled that former Vice President Joe Biden called for a national mask mandate during his convention speech, but backtracked on the idea.
They checked out and they didnt do it, he said.
Trump also defended his initial response to the virus, despite complaints that he downplayed its deadly nature at the beginning of the crisis.
I didnt downplay it, Trump said. I actually, in many ways, I up-played it in terms of action.
He argued that his decision to ban travel from China saved millions of lives, at a time when Democrats criticized the idea.
I was so far ahead of my closing, he said, noting that Biden was talking about the threat as exaggerated and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was calling for people to come visit Chinatown in San Francisco.
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I won’t wear a mask, I can’t breathe, choke on that!
Thank you, DJT, for speaking up for me and thousands of others who are nauseated by seeing much less wearing face diapers.
Fire Fauci and Birx already!
We gotta move on from the masks. Time to live again.
Ah. The executive’s branch often overlooked constitutional guarantee right to mandate.
I’m still in awe at watching people driving alone in their cars with the windows rolled up and wearing a mask. These are the same type of idiots that will vote for a demented old fool for President.
Thank you President Trump! You are much nicer than I would have been...masks make people sick.
“.....cant breathe, choke on that!”
Precisely. Exactly. WE won’t wear them unless we have no choice whatsoever.
There are thousands like us too. We go to the marina, and nobody wears a mask. Nobody wears a mask at many of the facilities we go. It’s fine with us. Just take lots of vitamin D.
Wearing a mask takes all the fun out of anything I do
Trump doesn’t get it — the concept of a mask is NOT good. Isolation works, but the commonly used masks don’t because you breathe around the edges. They hinder breathing. And they hinder communication.
How about a mandate arresting top democrats.
I just read the definitive book on the flu pandemic of 1918masks were deemed useless on the end. But if thats what it takes to get my teens back in high school, fine.
He gets it.
But he is a politician who ALSO gets that there area a lot of Fearper Karens and Chads out there who would hibernate unless they draped a security blanket over their face.
Worst. Fascist. Dictactor. Hitler. Ever.
Amen and second it.
You got that right !
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