- President Donald Trump examined constructive for COVID-19, he tweeted.
- First Girl Melania Trump additionally examined constructive.
- The president acquired examined for the illness after his prime aide and adviser, Hope Hicks, examined constructive earlier this week.
- Hicks not too long ago traveled with Trump aboard Air Pressure One to and from the primary presidential debate between him and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
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President Donald Trump has examined constructive for the novel coronavirus, he tweeted. The primary girl additionally examined constructive.
Trump acquired examined for the illness after his shut confidant and White Home counselor, Hope Hicks, tested positive earlier this week.
White Home Doctor Sean Conley issued an announcement confirming the analysis, saying the president and first girl “are each effectively presently, they usually plan to stay at dwelling inside the White Home throughout their convalescence.”
—Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020
Hicks traveled with Trump aboard Air Pressure One to and from his debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden on September 29, in accordance with Bloomberg Information. She was additionally in shut contact with White Home adviser Stephen Miller and marketing campaign adviser Jason Miller when she was not carrying a masks.
On the debate, Trump mocked Biden for being vigilant about carrying a face overlaying to forestall the unfold of the coronavirus.
“I put a masks on once I assume I would like it,” Trump mentioned. “Each time you see him, he is acquired a masks.”
On the debate, Trump’s entourage eliminated their face coverings, declining to put on masks provided them by a physician on the Cleveland Clinic, Bloomberg reported.
White Home chief of workers Mark Meadows, Trump marketing campaign supervisor Invoice Stepien, and nationwide safety adviser Robert O’Brien have been additionally on Air Pressure One when Trump and Hicks have been on it.
Hicks was additionally noticed in a workers van with Stephen Miller, amongst others, whereas not carrying a masks.
O’Brien not too long ago recovered from COVID-19, as did Miller’s spouse, Katie Miller.
Trump informed Fox Information that he acquired examined for coronavirus after the Hicks information broke. “Whether or not we quarantine or whether or not we’ve it, I do not know,” he mentioned Thursday night time, earlier than his analysis was confirmed. “We’ll see what occurs. Who is aware of.”
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