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Ducey Touts Mask-Wearing In AZ, But Goes Maskless At White House

Associated Press/Ross D. Franklin

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey says residents should “mask up” to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but he didn’t take his own advice last night at the White House as he was spotted mingling maskless in a large crowd.

The Republican governor was attending the South Lawn speech where President Trump formally accepted his party’s presidential nomination. Ducey went maskless in the crowd of about 1,500 guests after tweeting photos of himself wearing one. Social media lit up with criticism that Ducey should practice what he preaches. There was no immediate comment from his office.