Melania Trump breaks children’s hospital rules by taking her mask off tos read to patient

Children's National Hospital spokeswoman Diana Troese referred to Washington, DC, health regulations and not the hospital's policy when CNN approached her for comment.

She told the outlet: 'Our number one priority at Children's National Hospital is the safety of our patients, families and employees. Under DC Health regulations, wearing a mask is not required when a person is giving a speech for broadcast or an audience, provided no one is within six feet of the speaker.