As evidenced by the fact that no one on stage with the President wore masks, Trump did not even pretend to care that there is a pandemic currently happening and taking the lives of Americans by the thousands.


From New York Times:

As the president departed Washington for South Dakota on Friday, at least five states — Alabama, Alaska, Kansas, North Carolina and South Carolina — reported their highest single day of cases yet. Newly reported cases of the virus were rising in all but a handful of states, and many large cities, including Houston, Dallas, Jacksonville and Los Angeles, were seeing alarming growth.

Mr. Trump planned to follow up his trip with a “Salute to America” celebration on Saturday on the South Lawn at the White House, marked by a military flyover and the launch of 10,000 fireworks on the National Mall.


Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser has reportedly said that the President’s planned gathering in the nation’s capital today violates federal guidelines, but safety protocols put out by its own government don’t seem to matter much to the Trump Administration.

“The C.D.C. guidelines, I’d also note, say ‘recommended,’ but not required,” White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said of safety concerns earlier this week. “We are very much looking forward to the Fourth of July celebration.”


Though Trump’s team is publicly pretending coronavirus does not exist, the virus continues to make its presence known among them.

According to the Times, Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle flew to South Dakota for the President’s Mt. Rushmore rally and then had to turn right back around after she tested positive for COVID-19.