Senior campaign advisor Jason Miller said Sunday when he was urged by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos into the rallies Trump has held in recent weeks, where supporters are largely maskless and at a distance in case of clear breaches of federal health guidelines Standing two meters from one another is intended to “very seriously” stem the spread of the deadly disease.
“That’s why we give a mask to anyone who comes to rallies or events. We check their temperature. You know, I’d say he used the mask as a prop too many times with respect to Joe Biden,” Miller said. “Wearing (a) mask is very important, but even if he ̵
Symone Sanders, a senior advisor to Biden’s campaign, told CNN’s Jake Tapper to State of the Union on Sunday morning that the former vice president’s campaign had followed the guidelines of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since the pandemic began this year.
“We adhere to CDC guidelines, listen to public health experts, and take all precautions. Our employees wear masks and social distance everywhere – on airplanes, in cars, inside events, outside of events,” said Sanders . “We wear the masks that protect us.”
In response to Miller’s comments later on ABC, Biden’s assistant campaign manager Kate Bedingfield said the Republican advisor’s attack told how Trump’s campaign reacted to the crisis.
“I think that tells you a lot about what you need to know about how the Trump campaign handled this from the start,” Bedingfield said.