Finally, after months of recommendations and requests by public health experts, U.S. President Donald Trump was seen wearing a mask in public for the first time since COVID-19 has emerged.

Trump wore a mask during his visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Until before his visit, he has only been seen ridiculing others for wearing a mask for protection against coronavirus and has even dismissed the suggestions of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the head of the coronavirus task force of his own country.

Rather than choosing something extraordinary, Trump chose to wear a simple a plain rectangle navy blue covering that matched his suit. It was similar to the one that the other officials of the Secret Services and military were wearing. His mask, however, had a subtle golden seal on a bottom corner.

He wore a mask in public, which is a start in itself. However, in one instance, his nose was completely visible, which in itself defeats the purpose of wearing a mask.

This and the mere fact that he finally accepted to wear a mask in public has generated a series of hilarious reactions on Twitter.

Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders took to Twitter to criticize Trump for rejecting science and asking the public to reject him in the upcoming U.S. Presidential Elections in November 2020.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said that Trump’s decision to wear a mask during his visit on Saturday is “an admission” that it can help control the spread of coronavirus infection.

"I'm so glad that he obeyed the rules of Walter Reed. You can't go see our veterans who are there without wearing a mask. Now, he's crossed a bridge," she said during an interview. "That's an admission that if you're going to see our soldiers, you have to wear a mask. If you're going to be with our children, you have to wear a mask. If we want to stop the spread of the coronavirus, you have to wear a mask."

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