Washington Post
Washington Post 18 Oct 2020

Trump campaign evades blame after Whitmer plot


Officials for President Trump's campaign were asked about Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) after Trump joined in a chant of "lock her up" at an Oct. 17 rally.

First lady Melania Trump revealed that their son Barron contracted COVID-19 around the same time she and President Trump were diagnosed. She says he has since tested negative. Meanwhile, President Trump continues to ramp up his campaigning after being cleared to hold public events. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang and CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss that and more.
Trump campaign senior adviser Corey Lewandowski and Trump campaign manager David Bossie both gave an update after President Trump tested positive for coronavirus.
The Trump campaign tonight told supporters Joe Biden must "pay the price" accusing him of a "treasonous plot" against the president. Frank Figliuzzi reacts. Aired on 10/08/2020.
President Trump and the first lady are showing mild symptoms after testing positive for coronavirus. This comes after the president spent months frequently downplaying the virus, brushing off mask-wearing and ignoring social distancing guidelines by holding large rallies. Senior Trump campaign adviser Corey Lewandowski joins CBSN to weigh in on the latest developments.

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