The 22-second clip — set to horror movie-style music — features footage of Trump telling the estimated 7,000 people who attended his rally in Sanford, Florida, on Monday that he felt “so powerful” following his recovery from COVID-19 and that he’d like to “kiss everyone” in the audience.
It ends with this advice:
“Wear a mask. Social distance. Stay away from the president.”
Check out the video here:
The Sanford rally was the president’s first since his three-day hospitalization this month for the disease that has killed nearly 217,000 Americans.
Attendees were packed shoulder to shoulder and many did not wear face masks, flouting government advice aimed at curbing the spread of the virus.
Trump declared without evidence that he was now likely immune. The White House claimed hours earlier that Trump was free of infection.
At the same rally, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) was filmed high-fiving attendees with his bare hand, then rubbing his nose. Trump has held multiple other campaign events since, as have his sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump ― all with similar disregard for health precautions.
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