Psakiは、DCマスクのマンデートに違反しているBidenのビデオをブラッシュオフします: Don't 'overly focus on moments in time'

彼女の毎日の記者会見中, Psakiは、FoxNewsのPeterDoocyから、土曜日にバイデンとファーストレディのジルバイデンがマスクなしで高級ジョージタウンレストランを歩いている様子を示す動画の演説を依頼されました。, 違反している ワシントン, D.C.’s 屋内マスクマンデート.


There is a mask requirement inside D.C. レストラン,” Doocy said, “yet President Biden and the first lady were not wearing masks while walking around a D.C. restaurant on Saturday. なぜ?”

Psaki responded by incorrectly claiming the controversy centered around a photo, not a video, and she said the Bidens were walking out of the restaurant, not through it.

“上手, I think what we are referring to is a photo of them walking out of a restaurant after they had eaten, masks in hand, where they had not had put them back on yet,” サキは言った.

So I would say, もちろん, there are moments when we all don’t put masks back on as quickly as we should,” 彼女は続けた. “But I don’t think we should lose the forest through the trees here in that our objective here is to get more people vaccinated, make sure that that schools and companies around the country can put in place requirements to save more lives and keep people safer and not overly focus on moments in time that don’t reflect overarching policy.

Doocy pushed back, saying the Bidens were clearly filmed walking through the restaurant, 屋内, without masks on, but Psaki refused to elaborate.

There is a carve out for people under two or people who are actively eating or drinking,” Doocy said. “So I’m just curious why the president was doing this.

I think I just addressed it, ピーター,” Psaki responded.

The president and first lady dined at Italian seafood restaurant Fiola Mare on the Potomac River after attending a service at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown, による The Daily Mail.

ワシントン, D.C.’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser, who has also flouted her own mask rules, reinstated an indoor mask mandate in July amid the surge of the delta variant. The Bidens also violated Fiola Mare’s mask policy, which mirrors the city’s.

Per CDC guidance and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s executive order, all individuals over age 2 are required to wear a mask indoors, 予防接種の状況に関係なく. Masks must be always worn while in our restaurants, except while eating and drinking. Thank you for understanding,” the restaurant’s ウェブサイト 言う.

Hours after her indoor mask mandate went into effect in July, Bower was photographed without a mask during an indoor wedding reception.

フォックス・ニュース’ JonBrownがこのレポートに寄稿しました.