White House Forces Reporters to Ditch Social Distancing

The White House abandoned social distancing for reporters attending President Donald Trump’s Rose Garden event because “it looks better,” according to the aide who ordered it.

  • Published 5 June 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House abandoned social distancing for reporters attending President Donald Trump’s Rose Garden event Friday because “it looks better,” according to the aide who ordered it. Seats for reporters at recent White House events had been placed 6 feet apart to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. But shortly before Friday’s event, Trump aides moved the seats closer together so reporters were sitting shoulder-to-shoulder. The decision “needlessly put reporters’… Read at AP News