Breaking News: The White House is said to have blocked a CDC effort to require face coverings on airplanes, trains, buses and in travel hubs.
Breaking NYT: The CDC drafted a sweeping order last month requiring all passengers and employees to wear masks on all forms of public and commercial transportation in the U.S., but it was blocked by the White House, according to federal health officials.
Misinforming the public, blocking testing, and now preventing the CDC from requiring masks—if the White House wanted to inflict the worst damage possible from the COVID pandemic I don't know what they'd do any differently from what they are already doing.
White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation
What possible reason could White House have for doing this? More than 57,000 new US cases yesterday, and on the rise. CDC says we should all wear masks in transit, but WH blocks it. More people will get COVID in transit around country because of this. 1/x
BREAKING—White House blocked CDC from mandating masks on public transportation—order would have mandated that both passengers & employees wear face coverings on planes, trains, buses & subways & in airports, stations. Reckless endangerment. #COVID19 #CDC
The White House blocked a CDC order that would have mandated masks on all public transit — including planes — nationwide LAST! MONTH!!
Great work ⁩ to bring to light this scandalous news. ⁦⁩, using it’s quarantine powers, was going to require masks on public conveyances nationally. The mask-averse, now #Covid19-riven White House blocked it.
100% true. ⁦⁩ Imagine me sitting in these task force discussions thinking about my father, a life long truck driver & other transportation workers, etc. Btw- the Airlines asked us to back them on this one. The White House politicals said no.
New: White House Blocked CDC From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation The order would have mandated both passengers & employees wear face coverings on planes, trains, buses and subways and in airports, stations and depots reports
The C.D.C. sought an order requiring masks to be worn on all U.S. public and commercial transportation. The White House said no.
NYT: “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drafted a sweeping order last month requiring all passengers and employees to wear masks on all forms of public and commercial transportation in the United States, but it was blocked by the White House.”
This is crazy. The CDC can halt evictions to battle #covid, but it can't require #masks on a bus, plane or train?? #masks4all
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drafted a sweeping order last month requiring all passengers and employees to wear masks on all forms of public and commercial transportation in the United States, but it was blocked by the White House.
New: White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation, reports
This is beyond irresponsible. The only thing that surprises me is that this White House has not tried to walk back seat belt requirements.
A CDC order that would have required all passengers and employees to wear masks on public and commercial transportation in the United States was blocked by the White House, the reports
Casa Branca também impediu o CDC de exigir máscaras no transporte público! Trabalharam ativamente pra ter mais gente infectada, não é possível
The CDC drafted a sweeping order last month requiring all passengers and employees to wear masks on all forms of public and commercial transportation in the United States, but it was blocked by the Trump White House. 😷 🦠 🤒
White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation
>> White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation. The order would have mandated that both passengers and employees wear face coverings on planes, trains, buses and subways and in airports, stations and depots.
The White House has prevented C.D.C. chief Robert Redfield from requiring masks to be worn on all public and commercial transportation. The agency sought the tough new policy last month. 
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White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation. The order would have mandated that both passengers & employees wear face coverings on planes, trains, buses & subways & in airports, stations and depots. Masks protect.
After all we have learned about how COVID19 is transmitted & who is most vulnerable, why would White House block CDC from requiring masks on public transportation? This is hard to understand. For now anyone using public transportation should wear a mask.
#SaturdayMorning Reading: #COVID19: “I think masks are the most powerful weapon we have to confront Covid and we all need to embrace masks and set the example for each other..." White House Blocked #CDC From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation
Given that the White House is a #COVID19 #hotspot you would think that they would listen to ⁦⁩ on #mask policy. Transportation workers deserve a safe workplace; and travelers deserve safe planes, trains, buses and subways.
White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation
I am pretty sure the airline layoffs would have been much less severe had it not been for this. This is economic policy malpractice!!
The story is not surprising. What shocks me is that no one leaked the story earlier. There must have been many with direct or indirect knowledge of the draft. "White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation"
And that’s why we’re still fucked. White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation - The New York Times
And while they're at it, they've decided to remove fences around power stations and legalized drunk driving. Hey, we're a free country! White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation
Science is real and masks save lives. Period. This administration must be held accountable for the sickness and death it has caused the working people of America.
“The thwarting of the mask rule is the latest in a number of CDC actions stalled or changed by the White House...Political appointees at the White House and HHS have been involved in rewriting the agency’s guidelines...bypassing the agency’s scientists.”
The White House blocked a CDC mask mandate that would have criminalized violators and turned America into a police state.
SCOOP: The White House is said to have blocked a C.D.C. effort to require face coverings on airplanes, trains, buses and in travel hubs. by the amazing
It's not just that Trump had no plan to deal with a lethal pandemic. He snd his administration blocked every effort by others to put basic protections in place. And >200,000 Americans are dead.
White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation
“White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation”
The White House is said to have blocked a CDC effort to require face coverings on airplanes, trains, buses and in travel hubs.
The ⁦⁩ has blood on its hands. There should be a commission to get to the bottom of this malicious mismanagement
“It’s especially outrageous because the science is so clear: masks save lives” - Rep. Peter DeFazio
It’s breath taking to repeatedly remember how much this administration doesn’t care for human life. This #maskmandate would have likely had a big impact on #COVID19 transmission 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤬🤬 ⁦⁩ come on!
White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation To be clear, can't mandate masks purely w/in a single state. But it should absolutely strongly rec masks & states should require it on public transport. That's supported by PH
White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation
Trump interferes with public health science, yet again, putting lives at risk ⬇️
White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation - The New York Times. Vote as if your life depends on it. Because it does. 😷
Donald’s Dangerous Denial.
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