White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the president “remains in good spirits, has mild symptoms, and has been working throughout the day.”
Despite recognizing the threat of the coronavirus, President Donald Trump told journalist Bob Woodward he had no fear of contracting COVID-19 himself.
“Well, you’re risking getting it, of course, the way you move around and have those briefings and deal with people. Are you worried about that?” Woodward asks on tapes of his conversations with Trump that released for his new book “Rage.”
“No, I’m not. I don’t know why I’m not. I’m not,” Trump replied. The recording can be heard on CNN’s website.
Trump is being treated at Walter Reed Military Medical Center after he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. Leading up to the test, Trump had campaigned vigorously before crowds that weren’t wearing masks.
During his presidential debate