WASHINGTON | us president, Donald Trump, who has never been seen with a mask in public, has said on Wednesday that it would pose “no problem” if the conditions demanded it.
“That would pose no problem […]. If I was in a situation of close proximity with people, I would”, he said on Fox Business at a time when several regions of the United States is experiencing a dramatic increase in the number of cases of COVID-19.
“Most of the time, I’m not in this situation”, he however said, stressing that all the people he would meet were pre-tested.
“I’m all for the masks, I think the masks are a good thing,” he said, while being dubious about the idea of making them compulsory at a national level.
“There are a lot of places in the country where people are very remote from one another, he stressed.
Many republicans, including the powerful head of the Senate, Mitch McConnell, encouraging more active people to hide.
If the vice-chairman Mike Pence has worn a mask on several occasions, in particular during a recent trip in Texas, Donald Trump has never been seen in public with a mask.