Republicans, except Trump, are now pushing for widespread mask use to save livesGet the Full StoryAs states across the US see a resurgence of the coronavirus, GOP officials are pushing back against the notion that masks are about politics, as President Donald Trump suggests.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, on Tuesday bluntly called on Trump to start wearing a mask, at least some of the time, to set a good example.
It's a rare break for Republicans from Trump, who earlier this month told the Wall Street Journal that some people wear masks simply to show that they disapprove of him.
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WASHINGTON AP In Republican circles with the notable exception of the man who leads the party the debate about masks is over: It's time to put one on.
As a surge of infections hammers the South and West, GOP officials are pushing back against the notion that masks are about politics, as President Donald Trump suggests, and telling Americans they can help save lives.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:A Miami ER doctor explained how Florida's COVID-19 response went from success to disasterPeople are taking the final step to US citizenship via drive-thru under social-distancing rules, but budget cuts could curtail operationsPence encourages people in Texas to wear masks as the number of coronavirus cases in the state surge
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