Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stressed the importance of wearing face covers on the Senate floor on Monday.
“We should have no stigma, none, about wearing masks when we leave our homes and approach other people,” said McConnell, R-Ky. “Using simple facial covers is not about protecting ourselves, it is about protecting everyone we meet.” “
In fact, the more we dislike the pain and suffering caused by strict home stay guidelines a few months ago, the happier we should be to take reasonable little steps every day to ensure that our country can continue to offend against the virus. ” McConnell added.
Until there is a vaccine to protect against COVID-19, he said, Americans must “settle somewhere between unsustainable emergency blocks and everyday life as we enjoy it.”
McConnell’s comments followed a warning from Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that…