This is a timeline of President Trump’s days earlier than he examined optimistic for Covid-19.
Monday, September 28: On the White Home
3:40 p.m. ET: Trump seems within the Rose Backyard to hail a brand new testing technique for coronavirus. “I say it on a regular basis, we’re rounding the nook,” Trump stated in the course of the occasion. Many officers have been on the occasion, socially distanced from the President, together with Vice President Mike Pence, well being adviser Scott Atlas, Schooling Secretary Betsy DeVos and HHS official Admiral Brett Giroir.
Later within the day, Trump participated in debate prep periods, in keeping with individuals acquainted with the matter. Those that have been current within the room in the course of the periods included former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, presidential adviser Hope Hicks, and former presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway.
Tuesday, September 29: Presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio
2:30 p.m. ET: The President boards Air Power One alongside the primary girl headed for Cleveland. Aboard Air Power One have been members of his household and advisers.
4:22 p.m. ET: Trump did a walkthrough of the controversy stage with out sporting a masks.
9 p.m. ET: Trump’s household arrives within the debate corridor with out sporting masks, although some photographed themselves sporting masks backstage and posted them to social media.
Wednesday, September 30: Go to to Minnesota
3:05 p.m. ET: Trump departs for Minnesota. Aboard Air Power One have been US Reps. Tom Emmer, Pete Stauber and Jim Hagedorn; Hicks, Stephen Miller, Kushner, Dan Scavino and Mark Meadows.
10:20 p.m. ET: Trump departs Duluth on Air Power One. On the way in which residence, officers stated Hicks started displaying signs and remoted in a separate cabin. She is seen deplaning from the rear steps.
Thursday, October 1: Fundraisers and testing
Time unknown: Hope Hicks exams optimistic for coronavirus. Some White Home staffers who have been in shut proximity have been notified of the optimistic check end result, one official stated.
2:33 p.m. ET: Trump arrived at his golf membership in Bedminster, New Jersey, for a fundraiser. It isn’t recognized who attended.
8:15 p.m. ET: In remarks recorded earlier within the day, Trump addresses the annual Al Smith dinner, which was convened just about this yr due to coronavirus. “I simply wish to say that the top of the pandemic is in sight, and subsequent yr might be one of many best years within the historical past of our nation,” Trump stated.
8:40 p.m. ET: CNN reviews Hicks examined optimistic for coronavirus.
12:54 a.m. ET: Trump tweets, “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I examined optimistic for COVID-19. We’ll start our quarantine and restoration course of instantly. We’ll get via this TOGETHER!”
1:05 a.m. ET: The White Home releases a memo from the presidential doctor, Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley, saying Trump and the primary girl examined optimistic.
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