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Donald, 74, & Melania Trump, 50, Check Constructive For Coronavirus & Go Into Quarantine

Melania and Donald Trump

Donald and Melania Trump have examined optimistic for COVID-19 shortly after Trump’s shut aide, Hope Hicks, examined optimistic for coronavirus as effectively. Simply two days in the past, Trump had stated, ‘I put a masks on, , after I suppose I would like it.’

President Donald Trump‘s disdain for wearing masks to guard towards the unfold of COVID-19 has come again to hang-out him. Trump and his spouse Melania, 50, have examined optimistic for COVID-19. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I examined optimistic for COVID-19. We’ll start our quarantine and restoration course of instantly. We’ll get by way of this TOGETHER!,” the president tweeted on Oct. 1.

Melania adopted shortly afterwards together with her personal Twitter announcement. “As too many People have carried out this 12 months, @potus & I are quarantining at house after testing optimistic for COVID-19. We’re feeling good & I’ve postponed all upcoming engagements. Please make certain you might be staying secure & we are going to all get by way of this collectively,” Melania wrote, simply 5 months after her husband insisted that he wouldn’t wear a mask regardless of CDC suggestions.

This information arrived shortly after Trump revealed that his close aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the virus. The POTUS tweeted earlier on Thursday evening, “Hope Hicks, who has been working so laborious with out even taking a small break, has simply examined optimistic for Covid 19. Horrible! The First Woman and I are ready for our check outcomes. Within the meantime, we are going to start our quarantine course of!”

Hicks travelled with Trump on Tuesday aboard Air Pressure One to Ohio for his first presidential debate towards Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden, which came about on Sept. 29. Mockingly, Trump had mocked Biden for at all times carrying a face masks (in the meantime, the president stated, “I put a masks on, , after I suppose I would like it”). After the talk, Hope was with Trump the next day on a marketing campaign cease in Duluth, MN, and commenced feeling delicate signs of COVID-19 on the flight again to Washington D.C. She examined optimistic for the virus this morning.

It wasn’t simply the president who Hicks was involved with, as whereas leaving the White Home to go to Minnesota aboard POTUS’ Marine One helicopter, she was within the firm of the president’s different advisers Jared KushnerStephen Miller, and Dan Scavino, in response to ABC News. It’s unclear if these males may even go into quarantine as effectively. Hicks was photographed deplaning AF-1 in Cleveland on Sept. 29 with no protecting face masks.

Melania and Donald Trump
Melania and Donald Trump as seen at his Sept. 29 debate towards Democratic opponent Joe Biden in Ohio. Photograph credit score: AP.

“She examined optimistic and I simply went out with a check…so whether or not we quarantine or whether or not we now have it, I don’t know. So I simply went for a check and we’ll see what occurs. Who is aware of?…We spend lots of time with Hope, so we’ll see what occurs,” Trump advised Fox Information’s Sean Hannity throughout a reside interview on Oct. 1.

Hope Hicks
President Donald Trump’s Senior Aide Hope Hicks has examined optimistic for COVID-19 after spending two days flying to marketing campaign occasions with POTUS aboard Air Pressure One. Photograph credit score: AP.

Trump continued, “It is rather, very laborious if you find yourself with folks from the army, or from legislation enforcement, and so they come over to you, and so they wish to hug you, and so they wish to kiss you as a result of we actually have carried out an excellent job for them. You get shut, and issues occur. I used to be shocked to listen to with Hope, however she is a really heat particular person with them. She is aware of there’s a threat, however she is younger.”

The president has a full re-election marketing campaign schedule forward, so it’s unclear what his quarantine will imply to getting again on the street. He has a Make America Great Again rally scheduled in Sanford, Florida on Friday, Oct. 2. The next day he travels to Janesville, WI for a 12:30pm rally in native time, earlier than heading east to Inexperienced Bay, WI for a 3pm rally the identical day.


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