Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign released a video on Thursday urging Americans to stop the coronavirus pandemic by choosing to “wear a mask.”
Biden, who has consistently criticized President Donald Trump’s pandemic response, released footage of himself donning a black face mask, with a caption urging voters to “do your part” and “wear a mask.”
Do your part. Wear a mask. pic.twitter.com/pdnEecS49Q
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) September 10, 2020
The video comes only days after the former vice president was forced to reverse his stance on a national mask mandate.
After months of repeatedly calling on the federal government to issue such a mandate for the sake of public health, Biden told a local-CBS affiliate this week such an act would likely be unconstitutional.
“There’s a constitutional issue whether the federal government can issue such a mandate,” the former vice president said, adding he was unlikely to take