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Joe Biden says he would require Americans to wear masks in public. “The one thing we do know is these masks make a gigantic difference,” he said. “I would insist that everybody out in public be wearing that mask."
Kanye West on deciding to run for president: "I was in the shower thinking, I write raps in the shower. It hit me to say, ‘you’re going to run for president’ and I started laughing hysterically...I don’t know for how long, but that’s the moment it hit me.”
Kanye, who first registered to vote Monday, on taxes (“I haven’t done enough research on that”) foreign policy ("I haven’t developed it yet”) curing coronavirus ("We pray”) and his priorities (“Clean up the chemicals. In our deodorant, in our toothpaste”)
President Trump appears to have seen footage of police officers throwing women to the curb, speeding cars into crowds, firing rubber bullets at reporters, and pushing a man with a cane to the ground — and has said: “Yes. We need more of that."