The president of United States, Donald Trump, has started the “quarantine process” after a cercana asesora, Hope Hicks, give positive for coronavirus. Trump confirmed in an interview with Fox News this Thursday night the positive of Hicks that had been leaked two hours earlier by the press. Then he announced on Twitter that him and the first lady they go into quarantine while waiting for the results of their own tests.
Hope Hicks, who has been working so hard without even taking a small break, has just tested positive for Covid 19. Terrible! The First Lady and I are waiting for our test results. In the meantime, we will begin our quarantine process!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020
Hicks is not the first person in the White House environment to contract Covid-19, but she is the closest adviser to the Republican who is infected. She traveled with Trump on Tuesday to the presidential debate with Joe Biden in Ohio and also accompanied him on Air Force One on Wednesday to a mitin en Minnesota. Although she often wears a mask in meetings, she has also been photographed without them near the president.
Was the agencia Bloomberg who gave the hicks contagion exclusive, what charges of the White House knew since Wednesday but which was not publicly reported. It is not clear when the test was done or when the president, who receives them daily. According to Bloomberg sources, she began to feel unwell in Minnesota and was isolated on the flight back to Washington on Air Force One.
In the interview with Fox News Trump ha insinuado what were military or police those who could spread to Hicks, whom he has defined as a “very warm” person. “When you are with soldiers, with army pilots, with Marines and police officers and they approach you, it is very difficult to tell them to stay away & rdquor;” he said. “They want to hug you and kiss you because we’ve really done a great job for them & rdquor ;, he added. “You come closer and things happen”.
The White House has not reported how the quarantine may affect Trump’s immediate plans or his campaign actions. On the agenda for this Friday there is currently a roundtable with supporters in Washington and a rally in Florida.