‘Masks matter’: Joe Biden reminds Trump that face covering is there to protect others

Democratic presidential candidate tells Florida town hall that ‘tough guy’ president should be afraid for those around him after taking off mask

Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential candidate, has said he was not surprised by Donald Trump’s coronavirus infection and delivered a blunt rebuke: “Masks matter.”

Speaking at an NBC television town hall event in Miami, Florida, the former vice president drew a stark contrast with Trump, who on returning to the White House just an hour earlier instantly removed his face mask for a photo op.

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