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Donald Trump attacked the credibility of infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci at a rally in North Carolina. Trump reminded people that Fauci had said that people should not wear masks to prevent coronavirus. (October 1

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump mocked Fox News host Laura Ingraham for wearing a mask because she participated in a campaign rally in Michigan on Friday.

The President scanned the crowd and said, “I believe Laura Ingraham is here.” “Where is Laura? Where is she?”

He continued: “I can’t recognize you. Is that a mask? No way, are you wearing a mask? I have never seen her wearing a mask. Look at you. Laura, she is very politically correct. Wow !”

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The Centers for Disease Control and senior health officials recommend wearing a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19, especially in situations where social distancing is difficult, such as one of the president’s rallies.

A recent analysis by USA Today shows that since mid-August, after at least five Trump rallies, COVID-19 cases have grown faster.

Trump continued to make conflicting statements about his feelings about masks, from saying that he had no problem with masks, to questioning the effectiveness of masks, mocking others for wearing masks, and claiming that wearing masks was politically motivated.

In May, the President, unwilling to take off his mask at a press conference, mocked reporters for being “politically correct.”

Before he, first lady Melania Trump and dozens of campaign and White House staff signed COVID-19, he also mocked the Democratic presidential nominee Joe Bidendai. Wearing a mask.

In Ingraham’s White House Rose Garden incident, Trump announced the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett in the United States Supreme Court, which can be traced back to many such cases. The Fox News anchor did not wear a mask.

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Ingraham and her show “Ingraham Angle” also often downplay the severity of the virus.

In an interview on Thursday, Johns Hopkins reported that nearly 1,000 people died of COVID-19. On the same day, Donald Trump Jr. mistakenly stated that the rate of deaths from COVID-19 had dropped to “almost none. “.

Trump Jr. stated in the episode “Ingraham Angle” that he “viewed CDC data” and falsely claimed that the number of deaths from COVID-19 had been greatly reduced.

“Oh, because that number is almost non-existent,” he said to Ingraham who hadn’t corrected him. “Because we have controlled this, we understand how it works. They have therapies that can solve this problem.”

More: Donald Trump Jr. said that the recent COVID-19 deaths were “almost none.” More than 20,000 people died this month.

The president insisted at the rally that “we are still around the corner” regarding the coronavirus.

According to Johns Hopkins University, with the surge in cases across the country, the United States reached 9 million marks last Friday.

According to NBC news statistics, there were 97,088 cases recorded in a single day in the United States on Friday

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With the surge in cases across the country, public health officials are now more than ever emphasizing the importance of wearing masks. The nation’s largest infectious disease expert and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Anthony Fauci, expressed support for the National Mask on Wednesday.

Contribution: William Cummings

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