President Donald Trump wore a mask while visiting wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and people were very surprised since this is the first time he has been seen in a mask in public during the coronavirus pandemic. Chris Cillizza explains why this is so significant.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
'Pleading' from aides led to Trump agreeing — after months — to wear a mask
May Quinnipiac University poll
Trump announces new face mask recommendations after heated internal debate
Trump says he won't wear a mask in front of cameras
Broad disapproval for Trump's handling of coronavirus, race relations: POLL
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