In an interview that aired Friday on NBC’s “Today,” President Joe Biden discussed his reasoning for wearing a mask despite being fully vaccinated.
Biden told NBC’s Craig Melvin that still wearing a mask is “a small precaution to take that has a profound impact.” He advised taking that precaution is “patriotic responsibility, for God’s sake.”
“A lot of folks excited that they can now shed these masks if they’ve been double vaccinated. Are you going to be one of these folks now? Are we no longer going to see the President of the United States outside with the mask on?” Melvin asked.
“Sure, sure,” Biden said. “I mean, but what I’m going to do, though, because the likelihood of my being able to do outside and people not come up to me is not … very high. So it’s like, look, you and I took our masks