Walmart has banned a Minnesota couple from entering its stores after they wore swastika face masks. In a statement on Sunday, the company said it has banned the couple from its stores nationwide for one year and cited their face masks as the primary reason.
According to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, proper social distancing is key to reopening the economy. The health official has encouraged Americans to wear face masks to avoid further shutdowns.
California is set to spend as much as $315 million on more face masks for the state. On Wednesday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the deal with a Chinese based manufacturer BYD, which aims to protect social workers and first responders.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is coming under fire from top GOP officials who believe she’s stepping out of line. On Tuesday, the House Freedom Caucus had a heated meeting over Cheney’s role in the Republican Party, which stemmed from her criticism of the Trump administration.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said state residents know to do the right thing when it comes to wearing masks. One America’s Jeremy Hartley has more on his fight with the mayor of Atlanta.
As the debate over mask-wearing continues, medical experts have pointed out face coverings are not totally effective at stopping the spread of coronavirus. One America’s Jenn Pellegrino has more from Washington.