WH Chief Meadows Throws Tantrum, Walks Away After Reporter Asks Him To Wear A Mask

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 12: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows departs the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill on October 12, 2020 i... WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 12: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows departs the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill on October 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Barrett was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who passed away in September. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 12, 2020 12:53 p.m.
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Monday walked away from reporters who objected to him taking off his mask before speaking to them. 

“I’m not going to talk through a mask,” the Trump deputy said before walking off in a huff. 

Multiple reporters credited CNN’s Kristin Wilson for objecting to Meadows taking his mask off. Wilson confirmed that Meadows refused to speak to her with a mask on. 

Meadows has been in close proximity to several White House officials, including President Donald Trump, who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 in recent weeks. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported recently that Meadows hosted a “lavish” wedding for his daughter in late May, in violation of local COVID-19 public health restrictions. 

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