Trump erroneously claims 85% of mask-wearers contract COVID-19

President Trump erroneously claimed that 85% of people who wear a mask contract COVID-19.

The president, during his town hall on NBC News, said that “just the other day, they came out with a statement that 85% of the people that wear masks, catch it.”

The claim received pushback from the moderator, Savannah Guthrie, who said, “They didn’t say that. I know that study.”

He made the same comment during his North Carolina rally earlier in the day. At that event, Trump said, “Look at all the masks. You know, they keep saying, ‘Nobody wears a mask, wear
Read more…

Please follow and like us: