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posted by takyon on Friday October 02 2020, @05:25AM   Printer-friendly
from the very-busy-contact-tracers dept.

[20201002_054327 UTC: Added c|net link and quote.--martyb]

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1311892190680014849

Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!

A report from c|net adds:

White House physician Dr. Sean Conley said in a memorandum late Thursday that the president and first lady were "both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence."

The announcement of the president and first lady's positive coronavirus test results came just hours after the revelation that top White House aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the virus as well. The president indicated in an earlier tweet that he and the first lady had begun the quarantine process.

Hope Hicks, who has been working so hard without even taking a small break, has just tested positive for Covid 19. Terrible! The First Lady and I are waiting for our test results. In the meantime, we will begin our quarantine process!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020

President Donald Trump tweets he and first lady Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

Trump tests positive for COVID-19 after his adviser and confidant Hope Hicks tested positive for the coronavirus

c0lo adds: Dow futures plunge more than 500 points after Trump says he tested positive for coronavirus


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  • (Score: 3, Interesting) by Runaway1956 on Friday October 02 2020, @04:47PM (3 children)

    by Runaway1956 (2926) Subscriber Badge on Friday October 02 2020, @04:47PM (#1059972) Homepage Journal

    However, if you really do wanna pursue this

    Nahhh, to much bother, really. But I can hope that there really is such a thing as karma, and "just desserts" and so on. There is a lot of hatred out there.

    +1 insightful, for being the voice of reason.

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  • (Score: 2, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 02 2020, @05:06PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 02 2020, @05:06PM (#1059986)

    Hummmm

    I seem to recall the RBG thread being full of conservaive hatred and vitriol. Yes, I surely do hope there is such as thing as karma.

  • (Score: 1, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 02 2020, @09:16PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 02 2020, @09:16PM (#1060109)

    I hate you, Runaway! I hate you soooo much, and long time, too! I hate you in a Zoo, I hate you full of poo! I hate you in your Truck, and I don't give a fuck! I hate you when you post, I hate you when you're toast! I hate you in a boot, you are one nasty old coot! I hate you in a box, when you are dead of pox! I hate your combed-over hair, I hate your derrière! I hate your right-wing slant, I hate your racist cant. I hate you, Runaway, it should be clear, so now please go away and do not stay near!

    • (Score: 1, Touché) by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 02 2020, @10:46PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 02 2020, @10:46PM (#1060146)

      The odds of recovering from COVID-19 are much better than the odds of recovering from Trump Derangement Syndrome.

      — Damani Felder (@TheDamaniFelder) October 2, 2020