In a national television advertisement released on the 16th, Chris Christie, the former governor of New Jersey, urged the American people to wear masks, and he regretted not wearing a mask when he visited the White House earlier this year. He admitted that his choice had caused COVID-19 and spent a week in the intensive care unit.
According to the British Daily Mail, Christie said: “After seven days in my bed in the intensive care unit, I realized how wrong I had made to take off my mask at the White House.
Today, it is very unworthy to separate the American people because of the problem of wearing masks, because we know that if you don’t wear masks, the probability of getting sick will double. If we don’t do the right thing, we may all end up on the wrong side that hinders the progress of history.”
Christie slammed Trump and his allies’ continued efforts to overthrow the election results on the 13th, calling their legal theory “absurd”. Christie also said Trump should do more to encourage people to wear masks.
He said: “I think we should be more sure about this. Leaders in politics, sports, media and other fields should call for people to wear masks before we get an effective vaccine. We need to tell people that there are no harms to wearing masks, and there are actually many benefits.”
Christie was photographed not wearing a mask during the nomination ceremony for justices in the Rose Garden at the White House in late September, and he tested positive for the novel coronavirus on October 3.