So, y’all remember what former President Donald Trump was like during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, right? You might remember that, aside from dangerously downplaying the global pandemic, Trump, for the most part, refused to wear a face mask because COVID was being overblown by the liberal Democrats to make him look bad and blah blah blah, or whatever.
Well, according to an ex-White House aid, none of that had anything to do with why Trump initially refused to wear a mask. Apparently, it was more about vanity than it was about politics.
According to The Guardian, Cassidy Hutchinson, who was the top assistant to Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows and a star witness for the House January 6 investigative committee, revealed in her new book Enough that Trump wouldn’t wear the mask because he was getting that orange tan residue he spears all over his face on the mask and he felt embarrassed by that—out of all the things Trump absolutely should be embarrassed about.
From the Guardian:
Trump told reporters he tried a mask but did not wear it after consulting the company chief executive. Hutchinson writes that in fact Trump “decided on a…