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President Trump's family appeared to flaunt local ordinances while attending the presidential debate on Tuesday, removing their face masks after taking their seats at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Tyler Page, a reporter with Bloomberg News, tweeted that "according to the Cleveland Clinic, it's a requirement that all [debate] guests wear masks" and that "a Cleveland Clinic doctor with masks … walked up to a number of unmasked members of the audience on Trump's side of the room and asked them to put on masks. She told me they refused to take one and wear them.""Everyone" on former Vice President Joe Biden's side of the room was reportedly following with the guidance.> First Lady Melania Trump, Dr. Jill Biden, Eric Jr., Ivanka Trump, Lara Trump, Tiffany Trump, Kimberly Guilfoyle in attendance at Debates2020. pic.twitter.com/IWN3QBsVJG> > -- The Hill (@thehill) September 30, 2020There were tight health requirements for attendees of the debate, including that audience members must have an invitation to the event, wear a face mask, and have a wristband proving they tested negative for COVID-19. Only between 80 and 100 people were in attendance, with seats spaced safe distances apart.Curiously, at the time of writing, one notable member of Trump's entourage did appear to have a mask on: Melania Trump. > First Lady Melania Trump arrives wearing a mask, unlike the rest of the Trump ladies. As @KateBennett_DC always says, nothing is an accident when it comes to the First Lady. pic.twitter.com/o448fGbMEU> > -- Patricia Murphy (@1PatriciaMurphy) September 30, 2020More stories from theweek.com The debate was so bad that circus workers say it's offensive to call it a circus CNN's Jake Tapper declares the debate 'a hot mess inside a dumpster fire inside a train wreck' Trump refuses to condemn white supremacists, tells Proud Boys to 'stand back and stand by'