American Airlines is “reviewing” an incident with Sen. Ted Cruz after a Democratic operative shamed the Texas Republican for temporarily removing his face mask while aboard a plane.
On Sunday, Democratic operative Hosseh Enad, who works for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, tweeted a photo of Cruz on the plane without his mask.
According to Enad, Cruz was “refusing” to wear his mask.
— Hosseh (@hossehenad) July 13, 2020
However, as the picture showed, Cruz was not “refusing” to wear a mask — he was simply enjoying a cup of hot coffee on a Sunday morning, which requires the temporary removal of face coverings in order to consume.
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) July 13, 2020
In response, American Airlines said the company is “reviewing” what happened, despite acknowledging its mask policy does not apply when passengers consume food or drink. – READ MORE
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