S. Dakota gov says 'we will not be social distancing' at July 3 celebration with Trump at Mount Rushmore
Thousands of people are expected for the event. Masks are optional, too.
"South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says the thousands of people who attend the July 3 celebration for Independence Day at Mount Rushmore with President Donald Trump will not be required to practice social distancing despite an increase in coronavirus cases across the country.
'We will have a large event at July 3rd. We told those folks that have concerns that they can stay home, but those who want to come and join us, we'll be giving out free face masks, if they choose to wear one. But we will not be social distancing,' Noem, a Republican, said in an interview Monday night on Fox News"