After repeatedly downplaying the seriousness of the corona virus pandemic president trump seemed to change course on Tuesday offering this blunt assessment it will probably unfortunately get worse before it gets better something, i don’t like saying about things but that’s the way it is
Just minutes later the president again painting a rosier picture the virus will disappear it will disappear and yet cases are surging across the country the death toll from covid tripling since his last briefing on the virus in april and after months of refusing to wear a mask the president now offering this about face one day after tweeting a photo of himself
Wearing one calling it patriotic get a mask whether you like the mask or not they have an impact they’ll have an effect and we need everything we can get.
The president has publicly worn a mask just once during a visit to walter reed medical center last week said that wearing a mask was an act of patriotism if that is the case why don’t you do it more frequently i do actually do it when i need i mean i carry the mask when i have to go i went into walter reed hospital the other day i have the mask right here i carry it and i will use it gladly yesterday you tweeted out an image wearing a mask and then last evening we saw you not wearing a mask at your hotel
I don’t know the hotel i was pretty far away from people HE said.