Trump already supports masks: “I look like the Lone Ranger”
US leader changed his mind and already supports masks: “I think they are a good thing”, he also said. Altough, he was doubtful about the idea of making them mandatory at the national level. “There are many places in the country where people are very far away” from each other, he said.
“This would not pose any problem for me (…). If I were in a situation of proximity to people, I would do it ”, said Republican Donald Trump on Fox television station, now showing that he already supports the masks, this when several areas of the USA have registered a sharp increase in the number of infections with the new coronavirus.
With the mask, altough, “I look like the Lone Ranger”, said the American president, referring to the fictional character.
“Most of the time, I’m not in that situation,” he said, stressing that all the people he talks to are tested beforehand. In conclusion, Trump already supports the masks. “completely”.
“I think masks are a good thing,” he said, but he was dubious about the idea of making them mandatory at the national level. “There are many places in the country where people are very far away” from each other, he said.
Numerous Republicans, including Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, increasingly encourage Americans to wear masks.
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