Hours after US President Donald Trump, visited a Ford Motor Co. plant, photo of him wearing a face mask during a visit in Michigan has going viral.
In a video, the US president can be seen wearing a navy blue mask. These images have emerged after a state attorney general called Trump a “petulant child”. This statement comes after Trump allegedly refused to wear the mask during a tour.
When Trump visited reporters, he was surrounded by Ford executives who were wearing masks, he said; “I had one on before. I wore one in the back area. I didn’t want to give the press the pleasure of seeing it."
When media asked the Ford executive chairman, Bill Ford, whether Trump was told it was acceptable not to wear a mask in the plant, he said: “It’s up to him.” As the company had prior told them to wear a mask at the factory.
Currently, the US death toll surpassed 94,000 and there are more than 1.5 m confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country. Check out the photo below:
President Trump wears a mask during his tour of the Ford Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, where ventilators, masks and other medical supplies are being manufactured. https://t.co/UCqBVUEuBZ
📷 Anonymous pic.twitter.com/eiIFVNPVIh— NBC News (@NBCNews) May 22, 2020
Trump starts his tour of Ford’s Rawsonville Plant with four executives in face masks. He isn’t wearing one. pic.twitter.com/GZm6FTdEcv— Eli Stokols (@EliStokols) May 21, 2020
America's workers make our Nation proud! 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/XrOLd14mQ8— The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 21, 2020
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