President Donald Trump encouraged Americans to use masks, saying he himself has a dark black one that makes him look like The Lone Ranger.
In a complete 180 from his earlier stance, the president revealed he's now "all for masks" during a Wednesday afternoon interview with Fox Business.
"I'm all for masks. if I were in a group of people and I was close...oh I would wear one, I have," he told reporter Blake Burman.
"Usually I'm not in that position. If I were in a tight situation with people, absolutely."
Trump then described a "dark black" mask he wears from time to time, saying that the facial covering made him look "sort of like The Lone Ranger".
"I sort of liked the way I look," he remarked.
The president has recently warmed up to the idea of wearing a mask after declaring he wouldn't wear a face mask in April, contrary to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Trump encourages use of masks, says he wears ‘dark, black’ mask in close groups and thought he ‘looked like Lone Ranger’
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