Once again, from the Town Hall, with my comments in red:
Wearing a mask has proven to lessen the spread of COVID. Why don't you support a mandate for national mask-wearing and why don't you wear a mask more often?
Well, I do wear a mask when I have to, when I'm in hospitals and other locations, but I will say this. They said at the Democrat convention they're going to do a national mandate. They never did it because they've checked out and they didn't do it. And a good question is, like you ask Joe Biden, they said they're going to do a national mandate on masks.
He's called on all governors to have them.
Well no, he didn't do it. He never did it.
Oh for Pete's sake. Biden has no authority to impose a mask mandate. He did, in fact, call on all governors to institute mask mandates. At the state level, all Democratic governors have instituted mandates. And Democrats at the convention were talking about a national mask mandate if Biden assumes the presidency. They do not alone have the power to institute a national mask mandate. They're not checked out; they don't occupy the White House.
Then, without missing a beat, Trump reverts to form, seemingly approving of mask rejection:
No there is, a lot of people don't want to wear masks. A lot of people think that masks are not good.
Who are those people?
I'll tell you who those people are: Waiters. They come over and they have a mask. And I saw it the other day, and they were serving me. They were playing with the mask. I'm not blaming them. I'm just saying what happens.