President Trump Rally Attendees Ought to Put on Masks, Gov. Baker Says – CBS dangolka


dangolka (CBS) – Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker echoed the request of Republican New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu in asking anybody who attends a rally being held this weekend by President Donald Trump to put on a masks.
Trump is holding a rally Saturday in Portsmouth. N.H.
Baker, additionally a Republican, pointed to latest George Floyd protests in Massachusetts, the place the big majority of individuals wore masks, and there was no spike in coronavirus instances.
“Put on a masks. Put on a face protecting. I imply, we examined 16,000 individuals who had been concerned in massive gatherings, primarily the demonstrations and protests that happened over a two-week time frame. The overwhelming majority of people that participated in these demonstrations and marches wore masks,” stated Baker. “I don’t know what number of instances we have to say this, and possibly by no means shall be sufficient. That is about you and it’s additionally in regards to the individuals you’re with.”
Sununu stated he shall be sporting a masks when he greets President Trump on the airport.
A Portsmouth Metropolis Councilor needs to make sporting masks obligatory on the occasion. Sununu stated Tuesday he won’t difficulty an order requiring face masks for gatherings of 50 individuals or extra.
Baker stated asking individuals to put on a masks doesn’t infringe of First Modification rights.
“We by no means stepped on anyone’s first modification rights,” stated Baker. “I need individuals to do not forget that the primary rallies that happened in Massachusetts had been towards our reopening plan for going too gradual. Nobody obtained ticketed, nobody obtained fined, nobody obtained arrested. The primary modification piece is a very huge and essential deal. However I might simply urge individuals to put on face coverings. For themselves, for his or her household, for his or her pals, for whoever is there.”


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