Hours after senior White House adviser Hope Hicks was confirmed to have tested positive for coronavirus, President Trump confirmed via Twitter that he and First Lady Melania Trump are also now among the 7.31 million Americans who have tested positive.
Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020
Hicks travelled on Air Force One with the president and other senior staff on Wednesday. After news of her positive test broke, Trump suggested without evidence that the virus had been transmitted to Hicks during hugs from law enforcement or military personnel. Read more…
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Seth Meyers took A Closer Look on Wednesday night at Trump’s disastrous interview with Axios’ Jonathan Swan, in which Swan became a near-instant meme thanks to the looks he gave Trump’s incoherent answers.
“A lot has happened this week as you can probably guess from this face, the face of an actual journalist sitting across from the President of the United States,” began Meyers, accompanied by the now-famous still of Swan’s baffled expression. “You know something has gone horribly wrong when a journalist interviewing the president looks like that. That’s the face you make when your dad gets drunk and decides to tell you about the night you were conceived.” Read more…
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