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WH: Trump campaign to encourage masks at next rally

The reelection campaign of United States President Donald Trump will provide masks and hand sanitizer for everybody attending his campaign's next rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Monday.

"There will be ample access to hand sanitizer and all attendees will be provided a face mask that they are strongly encouraged to wear," Meadows told Fox News and stressed that the measures planned for the outdoor event on Saturday are "more a factor of precaution."

Trump has been criticized for not wearing mask, but the president insisted he does put it on if heis in a "tight group." However, he stressed wearing masks should be encouraged but not mandatory.

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