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Politics Trump wishes Harris 'the best' after aides test positive for COVID-19

02:15  18 october  2020
02:15  18 october  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID - 19 ,” Mr. Trump tweeted. “We will begin our During late-night conversations, aides to Mr. Trump were discussing whether he should give an And, unlike many of those who have succumbed to the virus, he will have the best medical care available.

President Donald Trump said that he would begin self-quarantine while waiting for coronavirus test results after Hope Hicks, one of his closest aides , tested positive for Covid - 19 . Other senior staff have contracted Covid - 19 and recovered including National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, but few

President Trump on Saturday said he hoped Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris was "in good shape" after aides on Joe Biden's presidential campaign teamtested positive for COVID-19 this week, with the president adding, "we wish her all the best."

Donald Trump holding a microphone: Trump wishes Harris 'the best' after aides test positive for COVID-19 © Getty Images Trump wishes Harris 'the best' after aides test positive for COVID-19

While speaking to a crowd of supporters at his rally in Muskegon, Mich., Saturday evening, Trump brought up the California senator after making claims that the "radical left" was "eradicating our history" by calling for statues of historical figures including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to be taken down. Both of these figures were tied to slavery.

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“Tonight, [the first lady] and I tested positive for COVID - 19 . We will begin our quarantine and Trump delivered the news shortly after he confirmed that his aide Hope Hicks had tested positive . Trump ’s physician, Sean Conley, said that he and Melania are “both well at this time, and they plan to remain

After two negative coronavirus tests this morning, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden "Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden underwent PCR testing for COVID - 19 today and COVID - 19 was not detected," Dr But the president's family and top aides sat maskless in the front of the audience

"Now what about his vice presidential candidate? And by the way-" Trump said, pausing as his crowd began to boo.

"By the way," the president continued, "I hope she's in good shape, because a number of people in her group have caught COVID, COVID as they say, so we all wish her best."

"Do we all wish her best? Yes, we do. We do," Trump continued. "We hope she's doing well."

"But she's now, I guess, she's in seclusion right?" Trump, who temporarily left the campaign trail following his coronavirus diagnosis earlier this month, asked the crowd.

Harris had suspended her campaign travel this week after she was informed about her staffers' diagnosis out of an abundance of caution.

The campaign announced Saturday afternoon that she will be returning to the campaign trail on Monday with trips planned to Orlando and Jacksonville, Fla., for the first day of in-person early voting in the battleground state.

Biden campaign manager Jen O'Malley Dillon said in a statement Thursday that while neither infected campaign staffer was in close contact with Harris or Biden, Harris's travel would be canceled through Sunday to minimize risk.

"Regardless, out of an abundance of caution and in line with our campaign's commitment to the highest levels of precaution, we are canceling Senator Harris's travel through Sunday, October 18th, but she will keep a robust and aggressive schedule of virtual campaign activities to reach voters all across the country during this time," Dillon said in the statement.

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