Here's why Donald Trump didn't end the mask debate

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Trump announces brand-new face mask recommendations after heated internal debate
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/04/03/politics/trump-white-house-face-masks/index.html

President Donald Trump wore a mask while going to injured service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and people were extremely shocked because this is the very first time he has been seen in a mask in public throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Chris Cillizza describes why this is so significant.

Trump says he wont wear a mask in front of video cameras
https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/21/politics/donald-trump-michigan-masks/index.html

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Pleading from aides caused Trump concurring– after months– to use a mask
https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/10/politics/trump-mask-walter-reed-coronavirus/index.html?utm_term=image&utm_source=twCNNp&utm_content=2020-07-10T13%3A45%3A04&utm_medium=social

May Quinnipiac University survey
https://poll.qu.edu/national/release-detail?ReleaseID=3661

Broad disapproval for Trumps handling of coronavirus, race relations: POLL
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/broad-disapproval-trumps-handling-coronavirus-race-relations-poll/story?id=71704889

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Author: Chris Cillizza
The Point team: Leigh Munsil and Allison Gordon
Editor: Michelle Cho
Manufacturer: Arielle Sacks

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