President Donald Trump's belated endorsement of face masks sparked a rally in the recovery stocks, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday.
The president's newfound appreciation for mask-wearing takes away the leading voice for the anti-face covering crowd and should tamp down on the culture and political clash that brewed from the controversial topic, the "Mad Money" host said.
"If the president of the United States keeps encouraging people to wear masks, rather than discouraging them … that makes it much easier to flatten the curve, because the no-mask contingent listens to him, fears him, cheers him," Cramer said. "With enough mask-wearing, we can beat this thing long before we get a vaccine, although it's still gonna take weeks before we see any progress."
With his mind focused on reopening ...