DC Mayor Issues Mask Mandate But Exempts City And Federal Workers

In what seems like another power move, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a mask order for residents of D.C. but exempted many city and federal government workers.

“Persons leaving their residences shall wear a mask when they are likely to come into contact with another person, such as being within six feet of another person for more than a fleeting time,” the order declares.

But it’s not for everyone.

“The enforcement provisions of this Order shall not be applied to persons in the judicial or legislative branches of the District government while those persons are on duty; and shall not apply to any employees of the federal government while they are on duty.”

The mandate also requires people to wear masks indoors in most situations, as well as outside, and you can be fined up to $1,000 for a violation.

This order was issued on Wednesday.

Coincidentally, Boswer also launched an investigation into the DC Trump Hotel on Wednesday after President Trump was seen talking to supporters on his way out of an event at the hotel , without a mask.

Apparently, her exception for city and federal workers only applies to those within a certain party. Last I checked, being President wasn't a 9-5 job.

Bowser had attended a Black Lives Matter rally in June and was seen giving a speech without a mask, while surrounded with people wearing a mask.

It's strange how masks are needed for regular folks but aren't necessary for certain elites in the federal government. Apparently the virus is very picky. We hope to get some data on this at some point.

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8 thoughts on “DC Mayor Issues Mask Mandate But Exempts City And Federal Workers”

    1. I rather doubt the DC Mayor has any Real Authority to Order Federal and State employees to do anything .We are all having to deal with the SKYS Falling it is bad but people clump together demonstrating and gathering to party in Bars is hurting us more than walking down the street without a Mask! You keep your distance and Wash your hands very often👍 and use hand wipes you’ll be ok unless you get unlucky and some will get unlucky like with a normal Flu or a Cold.. See following view of source and problem really causing Virus:

      The Reckless Proliferation of Genetically engineered crops, specifically designed to be used in tandem with increasingly deadly chemicals, has wreaked havoc with human health, and the health of our entire ecosystem.
      Now the worst of the worst possible uses for genetic engineering has come home to roost. And it was totally avoidable.
      As SANE scientists have warned for decades, researchers in labs around the world are employing genetic engineering technologies, largely in secret, for no other purpose than to create “novel” viruses, for which humans have no immunity.
      These novel viruses are engineered to be as infectious to humans, and as transmissible, as possible.
      Despite an ongoing cover-up by government authorities, the biotech industry, the military industrial complex and the mass media, there is growing scientific consensus that the COVID-19 virus was created and (most likely accidentally) leaked from a dual-use military/civilian lab in Wuhan, China.
      The creation of COVID-19, engineered by repeatedly “passaging” a bat virus through animal and human cells and/or genetic engineering or splicing specific genetic sequences into the virus, violated a ban on gain-of-function experiments called for by many of the world’s top scientists.
      Why is gain-of-function research allowed, despite the known, potentially catastrophic risks? How do we end it—before it ends us-Tell your Politician who ever that is for you Enough is Enough

    2. A meta-analysis found that face masks had no detectable effect against transmission of viral infections. “Compared to no masks, there was no reduction of influenza-like illness cases or influenza for masks in the general population, nor in healthcare workers.”
      Randomized controlled trials of face masks did not support a substantial effect on transmission of laboratory-confirmed influenza, either when worn by infected persons (source control) or by persons in the general community to reduce their susceptibility.
      Another recent review found that masks had no effect specifically against Covid-19, and only “very slightly reduced” odds of developing influenza-like illness.
      Face mask use was likewise found to be not protective against the common cold, compared to controls without face masks among healthcare workers (the people who have to wear the things all the time).
      A 2019 study of 2862 participants showed that both N95 respirators and surgical masks “resulted in no significant difference in the incidence of laboratory confirmed influenza.”
      A study of 44 mask brands found most medical masks had over 20% penetration, while “general masks and handkerchiefs had no protective function in terms of the aerosol filtration efficiency.” The study found that “Medical masks, general masks, and handkerchiefs were found to provide little protection against respiratory aerosols.”
      In another study, penetration of cloth masks by particles was almost 97% and medical masks 44%.
      Honeywell is a manufacturer of N95 respirators. These are made with a 0.3 micron filter. N95 respirators are so named, because 95% of particles having a diameter of 0.3 microns are filtered by the mask forward of the wearer, by use of an electrostatic mechanism.
      Coronaviruses are approximately 0.125 microns in diameter.
      The Honeywell study found that 624 out of 714 people wearing N95 masks left visible gaps when putting on their own masks (not worn right, so why bother?).
      The surgeons’ masks were found to give no protective effect to the patients.
      Other studies found no difference in wound infection rates with and without surgical masks.
      With most masks STILL being made in CHINA, are they SAFE?
      Mandating masks, knowing they could be contaminated, is a sure-fire way of eliminating a population you don’t like . . .
      Studies have also shown wearing any mask all day can make you sick from carbon monoxide poisoning; FROM simply breathing!

      “There is a lack of substantial evidence to support claims that facemasks protect either patient or surgeon from infectious contamination.”
      If face masks will not protect a SURGEON, or their PATIENTS, why do WE NEED to WEAR a MASK?
      Sweden proved the steps our government is taking has been wrong all along. Everyone by now knows by now that they did not lock down, cover up, or take any precautions other than to ‘warn’ about possible effects of the virus. They trusted their citizens to be adult and educated enough to do what was right for them. Now it looks like Sweden will get the ‘last laugh’ in the “second wave” typical for viruses, as they’ve achieved herd-immunity. Contrast that to the U.S., where more than half the 132,500 business closures are now marked as permanent.
      The demons want us to wear masks everywhere, even in our homes and cars, because the more you wear a mask, the longer it will take for “herd-immunity” to occur. Herd-immunity is when the virus mutates within a population to the point the population is no longer effective as a host. Viruses mutate at lightning-speed. The sooner herd-immunity occurs, the faster we go back to normal.
      The demons NEED the virus until November, so they’ll have a somewhat plausible excuse to stall or alter elections.

  1. The world is just way too complex for Bowser-Wowser. She’s trying to get it under control, though. Good little useful-idiot Marxist.

  2. Mayor Bowser of DC doesn’t even try to hide her bias. In fact NONE of the Democrats do these days. I never thought I’d live to see such deplorable, criminal behavior from our Democrat Party. Mayor Bowser is a sham and a hypocrite! I’m so fed up with the Democrats I scream every time I watch the News! I count the days ahead when some of these Democrats will be held accountable for their treasonous behavior and jailed for it. Speaking of hypocrites, why don’t the citizens of DC petition the Major to add a MAGA Mural along side of the Black Lives Matter Mural, like they did in Redwood City, CA? I believe Redwood City declined to add the MAGA Mural BUT also removed the Black Lives Matter Mural. That BLM Mural needs to be removed ASAP!! Seriously, who does Mayor Bowser think she is?

    PS…EVERYONE should wear a mask Miss Mayor!!!

  3. So I work for an airline. That makes me a federal government employee. I do have an FAA government issued card. So I guess I don’t need to wear a mask anymore. YAY

  4. Holland has reopened schools and business, WITHOUT a mask mandate. They said they have “found no evidence wearing a mask actually works”.
    Only the obviously sick should wear masks as a courtesy signal to well people for them to not get too close.
    All the ‘face coverings’ people are wearing do nothing, even the N95 masks. COVID-19 virus is too small to be trapped in anything made today. The ‘virtuous’ who are wearing their bandanas are the biggest joke.
    Expecting a bandana to trap coronavirus is like expecting a chain-link fence to trap a mosquito.