US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, in June. Photo: AFPUS President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, in June. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, in June. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Donald Trump shifts messaging on masks, saying he’s open to wearing one in public

  • Change comes after Republican leaders break with president and urge Americans to cover their faces during pandemic
  • Trump has avoided being photographed in a mask and has chided reporters for using them

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, in June. Photo: AFPUS President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, in June. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, in June. Photo: AFP
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