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Politics Trump campaign adviser tests positive after attending legal team's press conference

18:55  25 november  2020
18:55  25 november  2020 Source:   thehill.com

Vikings OL Dru Samia tests positive for COVID-19

  Vikings OL Dru Samia tests positive for COVID-19 Vikings offensive lineman Dru Samia has tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing is being performed, and Samia and anyone deemed a high-risk contact will not be permitted to travel with the team for tomorrow night’s game against the Bears. © Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Samia, a 2019 fourth-rounder, started four games for Minnesota earlier this year before returning to a reserve role. But the Vikings just released Pat Elflein and now find themselves without their top backup at guard. Plus, there is a good chance that there will indeed be high-risk contacts given the nature of O-line/D-line play.

President Donald Trump ' s campaign manager Bill Stepien has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a senior official, becoming the Stepien traveled to Cleveland with the President and his team on Tuesday for the first presidential debate and was seen in close proximity to Hope Hicks, the

Powell had appeared at a campaign legal team press conference earlier this week alongside Giuliani and Ellis. On *Thursday*, Giuliani, flanked by Powell, said “This is representative of our legal team . We’re representing President Trump and we’re representing the Trump campaign ,” listing himself

An adviser to the Trump campaign who was part of a lengthy press conference last week with several of the president's lawyers has tested positive for the coronavirus, he tweeted Wednesday.

Boris Epshteyn et al. posing for the camera: Trump campaign adviser tests positive after attending legal team's press conference © Getty Images Trump campaign adviser tests positive after attending legal team's press conference

"I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am experiencing mild symptoms, and am following all appropriate protocols, including quarantining and contact tracing," Boris Epshteyn said.

Epshteyn stood alongside Rudy Giuliani, Jenna Ellis and Sidney Powell on Thursday at a press conference in which the members of President Trump's legal team levied unproven and at times conspiratorial allegations that the 2020 election was fraudulent and that Trump won in a "landslide."

Giuliani's son, Andrew Giuliani, announced last Friday that he had tested positive.

Despite being a close contact with at least two positive coronavirus cases, Rudy Giuliani is expected to travel to Gettysburg, Pa., on Wednesday for a gathering of state GOP lawmakers to air concerns about the voting process. The state has already certified President-elect Joe Biden as the winner, but Trump may make an appearance as he continues his attempts to sow doubt about the outcome.

Epshteyn served on Trump's 2016 campaign and returned as an adviser to the president's 2020 team. In between, he served a brief stint as a White House communications aide and worked for Sinclair Broadcasting, where he delivered conservative commentary during news broadcasts.

Ravens WR Willie Snead tests positive for COVID-19 Sunday .
We learned that Ravens tight end Mark Andrews was the latest member of Baltimore’s organization to test positive for COVID-19 in yesterday’s round, and there apparently were more this morning. There were multiple player/staff positives in Sunday’s round of testing, a source told Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com. At least one of those positives was receiver Willie Snead, Jamison Hensley of The Athletic tweets. As he notes, Snead is the seventh offensive starter to test positive, and there have now been eight consecutive days with a positive test within the team.

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