The Trump administration has offered the public conflicting messages about the President’s health in recent days, leaving Americans to rely on leaks to the media for credible information.
The string of news about White House coronavirus cases started with a report from Bloomberg revealing Trump aide Hope Hicks’ positive coronavirus test. “I wonder when we would have found out about President Trump being ill,” Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan said Sunday.
“Leaks are what we have right now because we’re not getting any credible information from the White House itself,” she told CNN’s Chief Media Correspondent Brian Stelter on “Reliable Sources.”
Earlier this weekend, the White House had been sending mixed messages on President Trump’s condition.
On Saturday, Trump’s physician, Navy Cmdr Sean Conley, offered an upbeat assessment, saying the President had been “fever-free” for 24 hours and that his symptoms were “resolving and improving.”
Shortly after, Mark Meadows, Trump’s