But Mr. Trump had signaled recently that he was more open to masks and told reporters before the visit to the medical center that he planned to wear one.
The President's tweet followed a series of earlier attempts made by the President to discredit the conclusions drawn by Fauci and others regarding the lingering dangers of COVID-19 spread, as outbreaks soar in Sun Belt states and other hotspots around the country. The president always abides by such requirements. Trump believed that the human body was like a battery, with a finite amount of energy, that the exercise just wore out.
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"If you don't like the mask mandate, then don't like it while you wear your mask", Governor Edwards said.
"The president's disgusting attempt to pass the buck by blaming the top infectious disease expert in the country _ whose advice he repeatedly ignored and Joe Biden consistently implored him to take _ is yet another awful and revealing failure of leadership as the tragic death toll continues to needlessly grow, " said Andrew Bates, a spokesman for Democrat Biden's presidential campaign. And even if a few of his aides encouraged him to be seen following the advice of his own government, Trump insisted on wearing a mask would make him appear weak and give the impression that he was not controlling the pandemic.
What has Trump said about face masks?
US President Donald Trump is certainly not a popular figure in recent times especially after taking into account his fiasco in managing the country during the Covid-19 pandemic.