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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: 2) by DannyB on Wednesday October 07 2020, @01:56PM (3 children)

    by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Wednesday October 07 2020, @01:56PM (#1061604) Journal

    Like I said, I get it. My believe in a God who loved us enough to give his only son to save us, is deeply offensive to you. You reinforce that you hate God, or the God I believe in. Being Christian means I am obviously ignorant and a horrible person with no morals. I am clearly childish because I don't instantly drop my most deeply held beliefs at your say so. Like I said, I get it.

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  • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Wednesday October 07 2020, @11:53PM (2 children)

    by Azuma Hazuki (5086) on Wednesday October 07 2020, @11:53PM (#1061913) Journal

    That's...that's just a temper tantrum. You're doing exactly the same thing a toddler in the high chair does when his mother tries to feed him carrot puree for the first time, complete with whining and squirming and shitting his britches.

    Quit your pathetic childish whining and LEARN SOMETHING. Your spiritual growth will not suffer; if anything it will accelerate massively. Your current state of mind is idolatry.

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    • (Score: 2) by DannyB on Thursday October 08 2020, @02:05PM (1 child)

      by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Thursday October 08 2020, @02:05PM (#1062080) Journal

      Body language doesn't come across. I was not angry or upset. I was completely calm writing that message, as I am when writing this message.

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      • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Friday October 09 2020, @01:55AM

        by Azuma Hazuki (5086) on Friday October 09 2020, @01:55AM (#1062325) Journal

        Yeah, you went all the way out the other side into "shut it all down!" I could hear the hatches battening from here.

        Danny, the key to breaking you out of this crap is that *you are a better and more moral being than your God is.* Stop and ask yourself why this is so.

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