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Press secretary: "White House operations" decided it was safe for Trump to go to New Jersey fundr…


White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany took questions outside on Friday amid the news the president and first lady had COVID-19. She told CBS News' Paula Reid that "White House operations made the assessment" the president could travel to New Jersey for a fundraiser on Thursday after top aide Hope Hicks tested positive for COVID-19.

White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro slammed the media for refusing to talk about President Trump's trade policy because "it's the President's strong suit."
In anticipation of protests related to the 2020 US election, more fencing was added to the perimeter of the White House and businesses in Washington DC are boarding up windows to prevent property damage. (November 2)
Dr. Peter Hotez and Laurie Garrett join Andrea Mitchell to discuss President Trump inaccurately comparing the coronavirus to the flu and telling Americans not be "afraid" of a virus that has killed more than 210,000 people in the country as he returns to the White House after staying in the hospital for three nights due to contracting the COVID-19 himself. Aired on 10/06/2020.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced she has tested positive for coronavirus on Monday morning. CNN's Sanjay Gupta explains how the virus may be spreading around White House.

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