As Donald Trump arrived back at The White House after his treatment for coronavirus at the Walter Reed Medical Centre, he took off his mask and flashed a double thumbs up to the camera to show his strength.
... Or at least that his thumbs haven’t been taken down by the disease.
Unsuprisingly, reactions to this stunt haven’t been very supportive, as in taking off his mask, the president risked infecting those around him with coronavirus.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has consistently been vocally critical of Trump, saying: “If he is acting frivolously with this virus, as he has done all along, this is dangerous for the American people”. Of Trump’s behaviour, she said:
Going into crowds unmasked and all the rest, was sort of a brazen invitation for something like this to happen.