Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellNegotiators remain far apart on coronavirus deal as deadline looms States begin removing Capitol's Confederate statues on their own Skepticism grows over Friday deadline for coronavirus deal MORE (R-Ky.) on Thursday said wearing a mask is the single most important thing Americans can do to contain the coronavirus pandemic and get the U.S. economy back on its feet, setting up a contrast with President TrumpDonald John TrumpLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Pence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Twitter bans Trump campaign until it deletes tweet with COVID-19 misinformation MORE, who rarely wears a mask. … [Read more...] about McConnell: Wearing a mask is ‘single most significant thing’ to fight pandemic
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was “very disappointed” that the shipment was unusable. But he said Britain had “achieved a colossal race against time” to obtain supplies of equipment and stockpile it in case of a second wave of coronavirus in the fall and winter. … [Read more...] about Boris Govt Admits 50 Million Masks It Purchased Are Unusable
People with preexisting respiratory illnesses, like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — who are at higher risk for serious complications if they get exposed to the virus — may have some difficulty wearing tight-fitting masks, such as N95 respirators. There’s an easy solution for that: Remove them periodically for relief. … [Read more...] about No, wearing a mask does not cut off your oxygen. Here are the facts.
And Sen. Dianne Feinstein has been pushing for legislation to make federal coronavirus relief funds to states contingent on whether they have imposed requirements to wear masks in public. She has written a letter to Senate leaders Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., calling for such a provision, and she wrote an op-ed asking for a national mask mandate. … [Read more...] about A mask in every mailbox? California Democrats up pressure campaign in Congress
“Not only will a federal requirement for face coverings serve to instill confidence in those who work or travel through America’s airports, but also ensure a consistent application throughout the aviation system,” Chris Bidwell, ACI-NA’s senior vice president of security, told The Hill. … [Read more...] about Debate on face masks divides air-travel industry