79% Of America Supports Mask Mandates

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A vast majority of voters say they support a national face mask mandate amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases in parts of the United States that have the nation going in the wrong direction compared to many other countries.

A new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll released exclusively to The Hill found that 79 percent of respondents said they would support such a mandate, while another 70 percent said they supported the idea of local governments imposing fees on individuals who do not wear masks.

β€œIt’s a very logical public β€” first and foremost they care about curbing the virus and so they back masks and full enforcements of masks,” said Harvard CAPS/Harris polling director Mark Penn.

Masks have become a political issue, and for moths President Trump refused to wear one. He also made fun of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for wearing a mask, and said a reporter at the White House was wearing a mask to make a political point.

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