GOP Rep: “Tragic” Not To See Masks At Trump Rally

The Hill reports:

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) on Thursday called it “tragic” to see people object to wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic, including at President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., last month.

“I’m reminding people to wear masks every time they’re with other people outside of their family, particularly in a public place that’s inside,” Upton said at The Hill’s Health Reimagined summit. “We just have to do it.”

It’s tragic to see some of these stories of folks who have objected to it — the Tulsa rally, the officers around the country in a variety of states who didn’t believe it — and all of a sudden now they’re passing away, they’re coming down with COVID,” Upton told The Hill’s Steve Clemons.

Last year Upton was one of only four GOP House reps who voted for a resolution condemning Trump’s tweet calling on four female Democratic House reps to “go back to their countries.”