Discussing the president's diagnosis, Rush Limbaugh downplays Trump not wearing a mask

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Citation From the October 2, 2020, edition of Premiere Networks’ The Rush Limbaugh Show

RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): A lot of people are taking the occasion now, of the president's contracting COVID-19, and the first lady, to say that “He didn't wear the mask, it's obvious it's the mask that's the problem. If he'd have just worn the mask, this wouldn't have happened.”

They say he's the most protected human being on Earth. He lives in the most secure bubble of any human being on Earth. Everybody that has a meeting with Trump, everybody that's going to be in the same room with him, has to get tested for COVID-19 before they're allowed in. And still, he got it. Still, the first lady got it. And some are saying, “That just prove that you've got to wear the mask. That just proves, you've got to listen to the science.”

And I don't know, does it? Would the president wearing a — can anyone conclusively say that he would not have gotten COVID-19 had he been wearing a mask at all of these meetings, and places, and rallies, and fundraisers and so forth that he had attended?