President Donald Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr. Has tested positive for COVID-19.The 42 year old is the Trump’s second child to get infected by the Corona virus.
Trump Jr is one of the most outspoken and aggressive defenders of his father, who is still refusing to recognize his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden in the presidential election.
Few days after the voting Trump Jr called for his father to go to “total war” against what he calls electoral fraud despite no evidence to support the claim.
Trump’s administration has been heavily criticized for its response to the pandemic, while the president himself has repeatedly downplayed the danger of the virus. Just like President Donald Trump he has also consistently downplayed the pandemic, telling Fox News as the virus surged around the country last month that deaths from Covid-19 had fallen to “almost nothing.”
Donald Trump on Saturday Tweeted”My son Donald is doing well.Thank you!”
President Donald Trump himself was tested positive for COVID-19 in October.He was hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center one day later after an outbreak at the White House.
First lady Melania Trump, Son Baron Trump, White House Press Secretary Kaleigh McEnany,Former advisor Kellyanne Conway among several others were also tested positive.
Kimberly Guilfoyle,Trump Jr.’s girlfriend was also tested positive back in June.
A spokesperson for Trump Jr. said in a statement he is asymptomatic for COVID-19.
Some more people in the White House have also been tested positive. Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani’s son Andrew,Vice President’s aide,Hannah MacInnis have also been tested Positive. Several aides of Vice President Mike Pence have also been tested positive.
The coronavirus pandemic is surging around the country, with new cases regularly topping 150,000 per day since last week. More than 254,000 Americans have died from the virus since February. Trump’s handling of the pandemic helped cost him the White House. Until now nearly 60 to 65 people associated to the White House have been infected by the Corona virus.
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