BREAKING: President Trump visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is wearing a mask.
Donald Trump visited the Walter Reed Military Hospital Saturday where he was spotted wearing a face mask in public for the first time amid surging cases of coronavirus in the U.S. Trump wears face mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic More: https://t.co/dLvx3B7eoP pic.twitter.com/VdpnuIM7Zi — Heidi Heitkamp (@HeitkampHeidi) July 12, 2020 President Trump flew by helicopter to the military hospital to meet with wounded soldiers and medical staff, telling reporters at the White House prior to his departure that he would “probably wear a mask.” “When you’re in a hospital, especially... I think it’s expected to wear a mask,” the president said after months of refusing to wear one in public. See also: President Donald Trump calls coronavirus fear the Dems' 'new hoax' as more cases are confirmed As the coronavirus pandemic has surged in the U.S. -- with over 3.2 million confirmed cases and more than 134,000 deaths -- several GOP member