'You want to be politically correct': Trump asks reporter to take mask off then mocks him when he says no

John T Bennett

Donald Trump denied mocking former Vice President Joe Biden for wearing a mask to an outdoor Memorial Day event, then appeared to do just that to a reporter who insisted on keeping his face covering on during a Rose Garden event on Tuesday.

"You want to be politically correct," the president said to Reuters reporter Jeff Mason, whom he had asked to remove his mask to ask a question more audibly amid the coronavirus outbreak.

"No. I just want to wear the mask," Mr Mason shot back, his mask in place.

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