Fox News’ Chris Wallace confronted Trump 2020 senior adviser Steve Cortes Sunday over the fact that members of the Trump team took off their masks during last week’s debate despite being asked not to.
Cortes argued the fact that Trump got the coronavirus shows us “even the most severe of lockdowns cannot completely stop the virus, therefore we should take reasonable precautions as a society and we should not, as Joe Biden threatens, even think about shutting this economy and this society down again.”
Wallace pointed to the debate he moderated last week and how the president’s team just flouted the rules:
“The rules from the Cleveland Clinic could not have been more clear. Everyone — everyone in the audience — was to wear a mask. The president and the former vice president and I were the only ones exempt from that. We’ve got a picture up on the screen.