Daily Beast: White House Staffers Pissed at a Top National Security Aide—for Wearing a Mask in Front of Trump

Daily Beast: White House Staffers Pissed at a Top National Security Aide—for Wearing a Mask in Front of Trump. “In May, all West Wing staff were briefly ordered to wear masks at work. To this day, many continue to do so by choice, for their safety and health, with one senior Trump official telling The Daily Beast that they wear one because ‘I’m not a moron.’ So you’d think the first high-ranking official to put one on might get some credit from his colleagues. But this is the Trump White House, where logic isn’t always king and petty personal beefs can easily turn national policy on its head. A select group of officials have grown increasingly frustrated with Deputy National Security Adviser Matt Pottinger—for putting on a mask shortly after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic.”

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