Donald Trump Jr. is the latest of the growing list of Republicans who have embraced mask wearing something Donald Trump has been spotted doing just once….
With virus infections climbing in some states in the South and West , and some of those people fighting the means to stop the virus, thru the simple actions of mask wearing….Things are getting worst by the day…
Trump Jr.’s father seems to NOT grasp that wearing the mask is something he should be embracing…..By not doing so?…It isn’t helping him…It’s hurting him politically….
After moving the Republican convention because the Trump people didn’t want to have their convention people wear masks?
They have agreed to Jacksonville, Florida’s request that masks be worn at that event…
Donald Trump Jr. said Tuesday that masks should be worn during the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Fla., with the president’s eldest son stating the precaution is “not too complicated” to help ensure the event is carried out safely and appropriately.
“We’re still two months out from the convention, so we have a little bit of time to get everything in order,” Trump Jr. told Fox Business’s Maria Bartiromo on Tuesday morning. “We’re going to make sure that everything is done in a safe and appropriate manner.”
“You know, I don’t think it’s too complicated to wear a mask or wash your hands, follow basic hygiene protocols,” he continued. “We’re just going to do whatever we can to make sure that the people that are there in attendance as well as the people from the [Republican National Committee] and the campaign are safe, enjoyable and have an awesome time.”
The GOP convention is scheduled for Aug. 25-27 in Florida, where state officials have been forced to roll back reopening efforts due to a recent spike in coronavirus cases.
Trump Jr.’s remarks come a day after officials in Jacksonville announced that residents and visitors in the area would be required to wear masks indoors and in public spaces to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The Republican Party announced earlier this month that it would hold the main events for this year’s convention, including President Trump‘s speech accepting the GOP nomination, in Jacksonville.
Republican leaders have increasingly called for the public to wear face coverings amid the recent surge in cases across a number of states, though Trump has resisted wearing one himself…
Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Tuesday implored Americans, and young Americans in particular, to wear masks as lawmakers and public health officials increasingly seek to break down partisan barriers about the use of face coverings.
Adams specifically sought to address arguments among some conservatives that requiring masks is an infringement on personal freedoms and civil liberties, arguing that wearing a mask will actually restore freedoms more quickly amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Wear a face covering when you go out in public. It is not an inconvenience. It is not a suppression of your freedom. It actually Is a vehicle to achieve our goals,” Adams said during a briefing with members of the White House coronavirus task force….
image….Rick Scuteri/Associated Press