Lawmakers who met with Giuliani scramble after COVID news
The president on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 confirmed in a tweet that Giuliani had tested positive for the virus. On numerous occasions, Giuliani met with officials for hours at a time without wearing a mask, including hearings last week with state lawmakers in Arizona, Georgia and Michigan. Giuliani spoke for hours last week before a Republican-led committee in Lansing investigating alleged election irregularities. Giuliani traveled last Monday to Phoenix, where he met with Republican legislators for an hourslong hearing in which he was maskless. The Arizona Republican Party tweeted a photo of Giuliani and several state GOP lawmakers standing shoulder-to-shoulder and maskless.
The Latest: Trump plans to debate Biden despite rule changes
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)WASHINGTON – The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):8:50 p.m.President Donald Trump plans to attend Thursday’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden despite rule changes — opposed by his campaign — that are meant to foster more ordered discussions. The Biden campaign did not immediately comment on the new rule. ___5:25 p.m.President Donald Trump is deploying a new attack line against Joe Biden, saying his Democratic presidential opponent “wants to listen to Dr. Fauci.” Biden says that’s correct. ___2:30 p.m.Joe Biden’s campaign says President Donald Trump is using staunch opposition to science as his “closing argument” as Election Day looms. ___12:35 p.m.Melania Trump plans to make her first public appearance since recovering from the coronavirus disease, joining President Donald Trump at a Pennsylvania campaign rally.
First lady: Barron Trump positive for COVID, no symptoms
(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)WASHINGTON (AP) – Melania Trump says her 14-year-old son, Barron, has tested positive for the coronavirus but has no symptoms. The White House initially said he had tested negative, after both of his parents tested positive earlier this month. The first lady said Wednesday that subsequent testing showed Barron had also come down with COVID-19.
First lady: Son Barron had coronavirus, but no symptoms
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump, right, and his son Barron Trump wave from the top of the steps to Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON – Melania Trump said Wednesday that her and the president's teenage son, Barron, tested positive for the coronavirus not long after his parents, but had no symptoms. After she and President Donald Trump tested positive earlier this month, the White House said 14-year-old Barron had tested negative. Barron later tested positive for the virus but had no symptoms, she said Wednesday, adding that he has since tested negative again. “My fear came true when he was tested again and it came up positive,” the first lady wrote in a statement released to social media. Democrat Joe Biden has made President Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic an issue in the presidential campaign.