A few weeks before the US presidential election, Donald Trump wants to regain control. The former businessman, recently infected with Covid-19, will address several hundred of his supporters at the White House on Saturday.
This event is presented as "a peaceful demonstration for law and order," said the presidency. According to a source familiar with the preparations for this rally, participants should all wear masks.
After spending a few days in the hospital, Donald Trump also plans to go back to meetings. He will speak to his supporters in central Florida on Monday, a strategic state for his bid for a second term.
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People who come to the meeting in Florida will have their temperature measured and will be provided with face masks that they will be invited to wear and hand gel. The White House host will also speak at meetings in Johnstown, Pa., Tuesday, and Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday.
Donald Trump and his administration have been criticized for their handling of the epidemic, as well as for their lack of rigor in wearing masks and social distancing in the White House and more recently, for contradicting information about the epidemic. health of the president.
Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate, criticized his opponent's decision to resume the campaign. " Good luck. I wouldn't show myself there unless I had a mask on and could stay at a distance, ”he told reporters in Paradise, Nevada.