It was only late Thursday that Trump confirmed media reports about Hicks while giving an interview to Fox News . Terrible. The First Lady and I are waiting for our test results. "She is as smart and thoughtful as they come, a truly great person", Mr Trump said. There was no immediate comment from the Biden campaign on whether the former vice president had been tested since appearing at the debate with Trump or whether he was taking any additional safety protocols.
Hope Hicks , a top adviser to President Donald Trump , has tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing symptoms, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The White House tests aides and anyone else who comes into contact with the president daily. She was isolated from other passengers aboard the plane, the person said.
The development almost a month ahead of the US Presidential elections could alter the course of the polls dramatically. Treasurys are rallying after the president's positive COVID-19 test. We've done a great job. And you get close. Days later, Mr Trump spoke in front of hundreds of people on the South Lawn of the White House at a signing ceremony for diplomatic accords between the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Israel.
The White House has issued a new schedule for Trump's activities on Friday that did not include his planned trip to Florida. At one point, Trump mocked his opponent for his frequent wearing of masks, when questioned on his distrust of their efficiency.
Mr. Trump confirmed to Fox News host Sean Hannity earlier in the evening that Ms. At the first lady also, we spend a lot of time with Hope and others. Soon after it was confirmed, many took to Twitter and reacted - in their own manner - to the news. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, as well as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is traveling overseas and plans to head to Japan and other Asian countries, all tested negative.
Her positive test was first reported by Bloomberg News on Thursday evening. Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence have both tested negative for COVID-19 following President Donald Trump's positive test, a Pence spokesman said Friday.