President Trump waves to crowd from SUV in his first public appearance since being admitted to the hospital with COVID-19. Claiming progress in his personal fight against COVID-19, President Donald Trump ventured outside for a little bit on Sunday to pay "A little surprise to some of the great patriots" outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. "It's been a very interesting journey. I learned a lot about COVID," Trump said in a video released Sunday evening. Ref. USAToday.
President Trump departs hospital for the White House following three days of around-the-clock COVID-19 care. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the White House, three days after he arrived at Walter Reed hospital with coronavirus symptoms that were alarming enough that doctors administered oxygen and several rounds of aggressive treatment. Ref. USAToday.
Why would he go back to the White House and possibly infect everyone there! Everyone else has to quarantine when they have COVID-19, how is it different for the president?
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Trump says COVID-19 vaccines are coming 'momentarily.' Scientists say they're not. President Donald Trump, back at the White House days after being diagnosed with COVID-19, said vaccines in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic are coming "Momentarily." Doctors and scientists have repeatedly refuted that claim. Trump, speaking in a video posted to Twitter after leaving the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday, said he felt "Better than 20 years ago" after praising the medicines and equipment involved in his treatment. Ref. USAToday.
Trump is so like a cartoon sometimes in the way he speaks and trivializes things but this is serious stuff we are talking about a pandemic is no joke.
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Trump must turn over his tax records to a New York state prosecutor, federal appeals court rules. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected Trump's lawyers efforts to invalidate a subpoena that the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. Issued to Trump’s accounting firm. The court said a stay of a lower-court decision will remain in effect so Trump's lawyers can appeal the ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court. Ref. USAToday.