Joe Biden & Kamala Harris Send Regards to Donald & Melania Trump After COVID-19 Diagnoses

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris have released public statements after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.

Thursday night on Twitter, Trump announced that he and his wife have contracted the coronavirus and will begin their recovery process immediately.

News of their results came hours after Trump announced that one of his top aides, Hope Hicks, had tested positive for the virus after traveling with him several times this week on Air Force One.

On Friday, Trump’s presidential opponent Biden, as well as Biden’s running mate Harris, wrote messages of support to the president and the first lady, wishing them a speedy recovery.

Both Biden and Harris also confirmed that they and their spouses have all tested negative for COVID-19.

That same day, the first lady revealed she is suffering from “mild symptoms” but is overall feeling well.

Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff, added on Friday that the president is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19.

On Tuesday, Trump and Biden engaged in a fiery war of words during the first presidential debate in Cleveland. Although they stood a distance apart, neither of the men wore a mask.

Two days later, Trump attended a fundraiser at his golf club at Bedminster, New Jersey, where one attendee told the New York Times that he came into contact with about 100 people. The attendee also told the newspaper that the president appeared lethargic.

Harris and Vice President Mike Pence are scheduled to debate next week, on October 7.

Biden and Trump are slated to return for a town-hall debate on Thursday, October 15, and a final debate on Thursday, October 22.


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