Bombshell announcement from President Trump overnight. He and his wife Melania have both tested positive for COVID-19.
Trump tweeted the news saying he and the first lady are both in quarantine. The first lady also wrote on Twitter that she and her husband were “feeling good”.In the past 24 hours, it was also confirmed that the president’s close aide Hope Hicks had tested positive. She had traveled with Trump all week, including to the debate.
President Trump was last seen in public on Thursday afternoon, returning to the White House after a fundraising trip to New Jersey.
Trump’s doctor has released a statement that he expects the president to “carry out his duties without disruption while recovering.” Here’s the complete story from NBC News.