The White House announced this Friday that the President of the United States, Donald Trump has tested positive with his wife, Melania Trump, en la Covid-19. The US president, who has downplayed the importance of the pandemic since its inception, has mild symptoms of the disease.
Donald Trump is in full election campaignin which he has dedicated himself to hold mass rallies, sometimes even against the law. In fact, it has not been uncommon to see the president make jokes about theuse of the mask in public acts by his opponent, Joe Biden. Now, the White House has had no choice but to confirm the positives of Trump and his wife, after both were tested after learning of the contagion of a advises of the White House, Hope Hicks, who traveled several times this week aboard Air Force One with Trump, the last of them this Wednesday to Minnesota, where the president gave a campaign rally.
With “good spirits” and “lots of energy”
Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows, assured reporters that both Trump, 74, and the first lady, Melania Trump, remain with “good mood“and that the ruler has” a lot of energy. “
“The president has mild symptoms and as we seek to try to ensure that not only their health, but also their safety and well-being are good. “
Meadows also added “he is still not only in good spirits, but with a lot of energy. We have spoken several times this morning. Like every morning, he has communicated to me the five or six things he wants me to do.”
For her part, Melania Trump wanted to share her status through her network Twitter, in a message he shared after the Chief of Staff’s statements.
“Thank you for the love you are transmitting to us. I have mild symptoms, but in general I feel good. I hope to recover quickly.”
Thank you for the love you are sending our way. I have mild symptoms but overall feeling good. I am looking forward to a speedy recovery.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) October 2, 2020
The news of the positive
The news of his positive was made public this Friday morning after Trump returned to the White House from a ceremony with donors at his golf club in Bedminster (New Jersey), where the president came into contact with a hundred people.
According to the American newspaperNew York TimesTrump was “lethargic,” while noting that he fell asleep on Wednesday night on the presidential plane, Air Force One, after a rally in Minnesota.
It is possible, according to sources consulted by the newspaper, that the president appear by video to reassure the public about his health and demonstrate that he can carry out his duties, despite being in quarantine and under medical observation.
For his part, Barron, Trump and Melania’s 14-year-old son who lives with them, has tested negative, as has Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, who are advisers to the president and are in frequent contact with him. .