Fox News anchor Chris Wallace questioned Trump campaign surrogate Lara Trump about the first family’s decision not to wear masks at the first presidential debate.
On this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Wallace said, “I’ve got to ask you, because you were there, about another event, the first debate 12 years ago in Cleveland. The Cleveland Clinic’s rules were very clear. Everyone in the audience had to wear a mask, but after the first family came in with masks, you all took them off. Did you think, Lara, that the rules that applied to everybody else in that hall didn’t apply to you?”
Trump said, “Well, of course, we didn’t think that. First of all, I’ll say that everyone in there, Chris, was tested and tested negative for COVID, at least in our family before we even got on the plane to head out to Cleveland. And we walked in with the mask on. We sat down, all of the seats were socially distanced, an effort to actually say