Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday pressed Lara Trump, an adviser to father-in-law President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, to explain why her family declined to comply with the mask requirement at the first presidential debate last month.
Members of the first family arrived wearing masks but removed them while in the audience for the Sept. 29 event at Ohio’s Cleveland Clinic. The venue required all guests to wear masks.
NBC reporter Marianna Sotomayor said she saw one of the clinic’s doctors remind the Trumps to wear masks and even offer them extras. The doctor walked away looking frustrated after none of them complied, Sotomayor reported.
Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his family wore masks.
“Did you think, Lara, that the rules that applied to everybody else in…