Joe Raedle / Getty ImagesPresumptive president-elect Joe Biden removes his mask before addressing the media about the Trump administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
Although former Vice President Joe Biden hasn’t officially won the presidential election, he’s started laying the groundwork for mask mandates in every state, with some Republican governors pushing back.
According to the outlet, these governors “say mask wearing should remain a personal choice, not a legal obligation — despite recommendations from health officials and updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control stressing that masks protect the wearer, not just people nearby, from infection.”
Noem spokesperson Ian Fury told Politico that the governor “has provided her people with the full scope of