The corona virus from Wuhan is approaching the White House and US President Donald Trump because he has personal contacts with five deputies and congressmen in isolation.
White House spokesman Stephanie Grisham yesterday March 9, 2020 declared: «The president has not tested for coronavirus, because he has no close and prolonged contact with an infected patient, and there are no symptoms. come on ».
However, five members of Congress have been in contact with the president in recent days, and yesterday they isolated themselves 14 days because of the risk of infection, even though there were no symptoms. The future Chief of Staff, just a few days ago, was announced by Mark Meadows.
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz yesterday even took Air Force One with the president to Washington. Shortly after he said that «11 days ago» had come into contact with a person now known to be positive for corona virus. Although there were no suspicious signs, Mr. Gaetz was tested and awaiting results.
Another Republican congressman, Doug Collins, met with President Trump on Friday March 6 and announced yesterday he will quarantine himself. In the AFP photos taken, Mr. Collins stands right behind Mr. Trump on a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. According to some reports, Doug Collins shook Donald Trump’s hand on this occasion.
The two congressmen attended an important conservative annual meeting (CPAC) on February 26-29 near Washington. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are both present. Also at this conference, Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Paul Gosar shook hands with a positive person, on Sunday evening both announced self-isolation.
Congressman Julie Browley (Democrat) also decided to work remotely after meeting an infected person «last week».
Well-known as a man who has been afraid of viruses since the outbreak, President Trump joked last week that he hasn’t touched his face for weeks. So far, Donald Trump has tended to mitigate the magnitude of the epidemic, the White House yesterday said on Tuesday that he believed Trump would shorten the program.
During the election period, however, the epidemic crisis had a severe impact: it was difficult to organize large and growing rallies – one of the main topics in Mr. Trump’s campaign. also shaken corona virus.