Diners spotted President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden walking maskless through Fiola Mare, a Michelin-starred Italian seafood restaurant on Sunday. New video footage shows Joe Biden walking maskless through the D.C. restaurant, breaking the city’s mask mandates.
The President and the first lady were holding their masks in their hands instead of wearing them on their faces.
WATCH 🚨 Biden recorded breaking Washington DC's mask mandate by walking through an Italian restaurant ‘Fiola Mare’ without a mask pic.twitter.com/I1b7NbiY0C
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) October 17, 2021
Secret service agents that accompanied the President and the first lady were wearing masks, in accordance with the city’s mask mandates.
Joe Biden’s mask policy: Masks for thee, not for me. https://t.co/4ROtvprN8E
— House Republicans (@HouseGOP) October 18, 2021
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser reinstated the indoor mask mandate in July 2021, due to the rising delta variant cases. According to effective policy, even fully vaccinated individuals have to wear masks in indoor venues.
Mayor Bowser was repeatedly caught in violation of her own executive order.