“I hope that we’re going to be able to have a united voice on the need to mask”
Joe Biden announced in an interview Tuesday that it is the duty of Americans to wear masks and abide by social distancing rules, and that doing so is ‘patriotic’.
During the appearance with NBC News, Biden said “I hope that we’re going to be able to have a united voice on the need to mask, socially distance, testing and tracing.”
“They’re critical, critical pieces to dealing with bringing down this virus in a more manageable place,” Biden added.
“The words of a president matter,” he continued, in a dig at President Trump’s refusal to dictate to Americans that they must wear muzzles.
“I think it’s critically important, I think it’s a patriotic responsibility to wear a mask, to socially distance,” Biden then declared.