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MSNBC 8 May 2020

Pence Staffer Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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According to an administration official, a staff for Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive for coronavirus. The staffer was not traveling with the vice president today as he heads to Iowa. NBC's Hans Nichols reports from the White House. Aired on 5/8/2020.


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>>> WE’VE GOT BREAKING NEWS
>>> WE’VE GOT BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW.
RIGHT NOW. A MEMBER OF VICE PRESIDENT MIKE
A MEMBER OF VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE’S STAFF HAS TESTED
PENCE’S STAFF HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS.
POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS. LET’S GO TO NBC’S HANS NICHOLS
LET’S GO TO NBC’S HANS NICHOLS AT THE WHITE HOUSE.
AT THE WHITE HOUSE. HANS, ROUGHLY THE SAME TIME
HANS, ROUGHLY THE SAME TIME YESTERDAY WORD THAT ONE OF
YESTERDAY WORD THAT ONE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S VALLEYS TESTED
PRESIDENT TRUMP’S VALLEYS TESTED POSITIVE.
POSITIVE. NOW SOMEONE CLOSE TO THE VICE
NOW SOMEONE CLOSE TO THE VICE PRESIDENT.
PRESIDENT. WHAT MORE DO WE KNOW?
WHAT MORE DO WE KNOW? >> Reporter: WE KNOW THIS PERSON
>> Reporter: WE KNOW THIS PERSON WASN’T SCHEDULED TO TRAVEL WITH
WASN’T SCHEDULED TO TRAVEL WITH THE VICE PRESIDENT TODAY.
THE VICE PRESIDENT TODAY. THE VICE PRESIDENT HAD HIS
THE VICE PRESIDENT HAD HIS FLIGHT DELAYED, THOUGH.
FLIGHT DELAYED, THOUGH. MEMBERS OF THE POOL THAT ALWAYS
MEMBERS OF THE POOL THAT ALWAYS TRAVEL WITH HIM, DID SEE SOME
TRAVEL WITH HIM, DID SEE SOME STAFF MEMBERS AND THE VICE
STAFF MEMBERS AND THE VICE PRESIDENT LEAVE THE PLANE.
PRESIDENT LEAVE THE PLANE. THE PLANE TOOK OFF WITHOUT THEM.
THE PLANE TOOK OFF WITHOUT THEM. WHAT I’M TOLD ACCORDING TO A
WHAT I’M TOLD ACCORDING TO A SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL
SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL IS THAT THE STAFFER WHO TESTED
IS THAT THE STAFFER WHO TESTED POSITIVE ON THE VP’S STAFF WAS
POSITIVE ON THE VP’S STAFF WAS NOT ON THE PLANE.
NOT ON THE PLANE. AS YOU MENTIONED, THIS COMES
AS YOU MENTIONED, THIS COMES ABOUT 24 HOURS AFTER WE LEARNED
ABOUT 24 HOURS AFTER WE LEARNED THAT THE PRESIDENT HIMSELF, HIS
THAT THE PRESIDENT HIMSELF, HIS OWN VALLEY, ONE OF A FEW VALETS
OWN VALLEY, ONE OF A FEW VALETS THAT SERVE HIM IN A PERSONAL
THAT SERVE HIM IN A PERSONAL CAPACITY TESTED POSITIVE.
CAPACITY TESTED POSITIVE. NOW, THE PRESIDENT THIS MORNING
NOW, THE PRESIDENT THIS MORNING SAID THE LAST TIME THAT HE HAD
SAID THE LAST TIME THAT HE HAD ANY CONTACT WITH THAT VALET WAS
ANY CONTACT WITH THAT VALET WAS ON TUESDAY AND THAT BOTH HEE AND
ON TUESDAY AND THAT BOTH HEE AND THE VICE PRESIDENT HAD BEEN
THE VICE PRESIDENT HAD BEEN TESTED SINCE THEN AND HAD TESTED
TESTED SINCE THEN AND HAD TESTED NEGATIVE.
NEGATIVE. WE’RE ALSO TOLD THAT THEY’RE
WE’RE ALSO TOLD THAT THEY’RE DOING DAILY TESTS AT THE WHITE
DOING DAILY TESTS AT THE WHITE HOUSE FOR ALL STAFFERS THAT COME
HOUSE FOR ALL STAFFERS THAT COME IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE WHITE
IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE WHITE HOUSE.
HOUSE. THAT HAD BEEN MORE ON A WEEKLY
THAT HAD BEEN MORE ON A WEEKLY BASIS.
BASIS. SO SOME OF THE PROTOCOLS HAD
SO SOME OF THE PROTOCOLS HAD CHANGED.
CHANGED. WE’LL GET BACK TO YOU WHEN WE
WE’LL GET BACK TO YOU WHEN WE HAVE ANYTHING MORE ON THIS
HAVE ANYTHING MORE ON THIS STAFFER, HOW MUCH CONTACT THAT
STAFFER, HOW MUCH CONTACT THAT STAFFER HAD WITH THE VICE
STAFFER HAD WITH THE VICE PRESIDENT, POTENTIALLY THE
PRESIDENT, POTENTIALLY THE PRESIDENT AND OTHER MEMBERS OF
PRESIDENT AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE WEST WING STAFF.
THE WEST WING STAFF. AS YOU KNOW AS WELL AS ANYONE,
AS YOU KNOW AS WELL AS ANYONE, CRAIG, PEOPLE WORK IN CLOSE
CRAIG, PEOPLE WORK IN CLOSE PROXIMITY, AND THE INSIGHT WE
PROXIMITY, AND THE INSIGHT WE HAVE INTO THE WEST WING, THERE’S
HAVE INTO THE WEST WING, THERE’S NOT A LOT OF INDICATION THAT
NOT A LOT OF INDICATION THAT PEOPLE ARE WEARING MASKS INSIDE.
PEOPLE ARE WEARING MASKS INSIDE. THAT’S NOT TO SAY THAT SOME
THAT’S NOT TO SAY THAT SOME PEOPLE AREN’T, BUT THE

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