The president of United States, Donald Trump, anticipated his participation in the next debate scheduled for the October 15 in Miami, but his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, He responded that it should not be held if the president is still sick with COVID-19.
For the first time since Trump confirmed his positive for coronavirus last Friday, this Tuesday, his doctor, Sean Conley, reported that the president “shows no symptoms” of the disease, which in the United States has already claimed 210,874 lives.
“He had a comforting first night at home and today he shows no symptoms,” Conley said, referring to the president’s first night at the White House after a express hospitalization for COVID-19.
Trump celebrated his diagnosis by anticipating his participation in the presidential debate on October 15, a face-to-face that today is in doubt given that barely 14 days will have passed since the president was diagnosed.
“I’m looking forward to the debate on Thursday night, October 15, in Miami. It will be great!” Trump wrote. needs a hit in the remaining days of the campaign to turn around the pro-Biden trend in the polls.
“Very strict protocols” must be followed
However, asked about it, whoever vice president of Barack Obama between 2009 and 2017 He was not so convinced of the face-to-face celebration.
“I think if you still have COVID-19, we shouldn’t have a debate“Biden, who is 77 years old, told reporters.
The Democrat said he “hopes” to debate with Trump on those dates, but also that they should be followed “very strict protocols”.
“Too many people have been infected. It is a very serious problem, so I will be guided by the protocols, “said Biden, whose campaign announced that he returned negative in a new test he underwent this Tuesday.