Just two days away from Independence Day, a White House spokesperson finally provided some clarity to CNN about what Trump has planned for his White House event at the South Lawn and Ellipse. It looks like attendance will be invite-only, with law enforcement, nurses, doctors, and first responders as honored guests.
The White House confirmed guests would be social distancing and wearing masks, with each attendee handed a packet upon entry with a mask, hand wipes, and sanitizer. White House staff waiting on guests will change their disposable masks and gloves throughout the evening to ensure sanitary conditions.
Though the National Parks Service currently lists the White House event starting at the same time as the military flyover, CNN reports the event will act as a “social precursor” to other festivities on the Mall.