Biden wants mask mandates nationwide: ‘We can save tens of thousands of lives’

Wisconsin’s mask mandate, instituted by Gov. Tony Evers, has remained intact

Joe Biden wearing a mask with his hand on it in Michigan
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Grand Rapids, Oct. 2, 2020 | Andrew Roth

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus response plan seeks to put a national mask mandate in place by calling on all governors to require face coverings in their states.