Shocking news has plunged the country deeper into uncertainty a month before the Presidential Election. Today, President Donald Trump and his first lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus.
president tweeted this news today, and the White House physician said the
president is expected to continue doing his duties "without
disruption" while recovering. The president has started experiencing mild
symptoms, but he was working from the White House residence.
positive test news came after Senior Aide Hope Hicks tested positive.
Seventy-four years old Trump has put himself at higher risk of severe
complications from a virus that has killed more than 200,000 people nationwide.
tweeted, "Tonight, (at)FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will
begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this
memorandum, the president's physician announced that the president and first
lady "are both well at this time" and "plan to remain at home
within the White House during their convalescence."
He added, "Rest assured I expect the President to continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering."