President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus, the President announced early Friday morning, an extraordinary development coming months into a global pandemic and in the final stretch of his reelection campaign."Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!" Trump tweeted shortly before 1 am Friday.In a memo issued to reporters around 1 a.m. ET, the President's physician, Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley, wrote he received confirmation of the positive tests on Thursday evening."The President and First Lady are both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence," Conley wrote.
Melania Trump@FLOTUSAs too many Americans have done this year, @potus & I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19. We are feeling good & I have postponed all upcoming engagements. Please be sure you are staying safe & we will all get through this together.
Here's the moment Trump boarded Marine One with his staff, including Hope Hicks and Jared Kushner, on Wednesday.
Yes but I wasn't French-kissing Don.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sent President Trump a telegram to wish him and first lady Melania Trump a speedy recovery after they tested positive for Covid-19. “I am sure that your inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism will help you cope with the dangerous virus,” the Russian president said, according to a Kremlin readout of the telegram.
inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism