Ohio guv: Wearing a mask ‘is not about national politics’
By Rebecca Klar – 05/24/20 11:26 AM EDT
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) said the decision whether to use a mask during the coronavirus pandemic should not be political.
” This is not concerning politics, this is not concerning whether you’re liberal or conventional, left or right, Republican, Democrat. We use the mask, and also it’s been very clear what the research studies have shown, you put on the mask not to protect yourself even to protect others. As well as this is one time when we truly are done in this with each other,” DeWine stated Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
He claimed that officials aren’t prompting people to put on face covering when they’re driving alone or treking or doing tasks in their very own house.
” However when you go out as well as engage directly with individuals, we’re asking Ohioans to do this … it’s not about national politics, it’s not about traditional or liberal. It’s about assisting other individuals,” he said.
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” I’ve watched that clip a pair of times. This is not concerning national politics. … We put on the mask … not to shield on your own so much as to protect others.” pic.twitter.com/SU5RKlePOw!.?.!— Fulfill journalism( @MeetThePress
) His remarks remained in feedback to an additional Republican guv, North Dakota’s Dough Burgum, who provided an emotional plea for homeowners in his state to skip the” ideological and also political” disagreement concerning using face masks. DeWine claimed Burgum is” spot on.” “I have actually viewed that clip a couple
of times, “DeWine included
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