Melania Trump violates hospital policy, takes off face mask

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Published: December 16,2020 09:10 AM
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December 16, 2020: US First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday violated the stated mask policy at Children’s National Hospital as she removed her mask to read a holiday book to children.

December 16, 2020: US First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday violated the stated mask policy at Children’s National Hospital as she removed her mask to read a holiday book to children.



The first lady arrived in the hospital’s main atrium wearing a mask but when she took her seat in front of a tree, she removed the mask.



According to the hospital policy, "Everyone must wear a mask at all times while in any Children's National facility to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including wearing a mask when entering any Children's National building, as mandated by area officials. This includes all public places, such as the hallway and cafeteria and wearing a mask at all times when you are around other individuals."



However, the First Lady did not comment on why she removed her mask and if she had received special permission to do so.