DOT refuses air travel mask mandate as President Trump travels to Walter Reed

Minutes before President Trump departed by helicopter to Walter Reed Medical Center for hospitalization following his COVID diagnosis, on October 2nd, the Department of Transportation (DOT) denied Flyers Rights’ emergency rulemaking petition requesting the DOT mandate a mask rule for all persons on airplanes and at airports, with some health, disability, and operational exceptions.  

The DOT articulated three justifications for denying Flyers Rights’ rulemaking petition: First, DOT claimed that it

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DOT Refuses Air Travel Mask Mandate as President Trump Travels To Walter Reed, Reports FlyersRights.org

DOT Refuses Air Travel Mask Mandate as President Trump Travels To Walter Reed, Reports FlyersRights.org

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2020

DOT denied the need for Flyers Rights’ rulemaking on the grounds that “most” airlines currently voluntarily adopt various forms of a mask rule and the notion that less regulation is better

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Minutes before President Trump departed by helicopter to Walter Reed Medical

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Patrick Reed finds friends in Europe after travelling to play in PGA Championship at Wentworth

A strange year has just got stranger still. Who would ever thought that Patrick Reed – AKA Captain America, the patriot who refuses to bow to the Ryder Cup’s blue-and-gold brigade — would be considered a pariah on the PGA Tour but welcomed as a hero on the European Tour?

The respect he is being accorded at this BMW PGA Championship is well deserved. If Reed, 30, had decided to

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White House says Trump will be at Walter Reed for ‘the next few days’

It is unclear whether Trump caught the coronavirus directly from Hicks, who had traveled with him Tuesday for his debate against Biden in Cleveland.

Hicks showed symptoms and received her test result early Thursday, but few people in the White House knew about her diagnosis until later in the afternoon, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Hicks was seen traveling Tuesday on Air Force One without a mask,

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