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Man in pro-Trump mask thrown off flight after taking it out to eat peanuts

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In another case of mask confusion, a man was knocked off a flight after taking off his pro-Trump mask to eat peanuts.

The case of the video above occurred on Southwest Airlines flight number 2632 from Tampa, Florida to Love Field Airport in Dallas, Texas. The man wore a mask that read “Trump Pence 2020” in reference to the Republican campaign for president’s re-election. He also wore a hat that said “Black Voices by Trump”.

The man is then approached by a Southwest employee while the plane is taxiing, who will tell him to leave when the plane stops at the gate again.

At this point, a passenger begins filming the action and questioning the company’s policy as the man is just eating. An argument continues and the man tries to understand the eviction, but he cannot resist and eventually leaves the plane.

In a note, Southwest Airlines said the problem started earlier and wasn’t just isolated from the video at that moment. The passenger would have been asked several times by more than one member of staff to put on the mask on different occasions.

“The customer did not heed the various verbal requests from our crew, even when he was standing in the hallway before sitting down. The decision to return the aircraft to the gate was made and he was later put back on a flight after making sure he would not remove the mask, ”the statement describes.

On the other hand, the attitude of the Southwest has sparked several political reactions against and for the law. The biggest was Donald Trump Jr., the US President’s eldest son, who even spoke of taking off his mask to eat on a recent flight on Southwest Airlines.

In his social media post he wrote: “But what ??? That’s disgusting. I’ve been on thousands of flights in the past few months and everyone has taken off their masks to eat and drink. I did it on a southwest flight this week. “

WTF ??? That’s disgusting. I’ve been on a thousand flights in the past few months and everyone puts their masks down to eat and drink. I did it earlier this week on a southwest flight. https://t.co/yQxUcbduwp

– Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) October 14, 2020

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