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First Lady Melania Trump revealed her son Barron, 14, tested negative for Covid-19 after first testing positive.

President Trump announced he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus on Oct. 1. But Barron and his siblings reportedly tested negative.

The first lady revealed her son Barron's positive test in a statement posted on Whitehouse.gov, titled "My personal experience with COVID-19."

"It was two weeks ago when I received the diagnosis that so many Americans across our country and the world had already received - I tested positive for COVID-19. To make matters worse, my husband, and our nation's Commander-in-Chief, received the same news."

She continued: "Naturally my mind went immediately to our son. To our great relief he tested negative, but again, as so many parents have thought over the past several months, I couldn't help but think 'what about tomorrow or the next day?'. My fear came true when he was tested again and it came up positive."

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Melania was relieved that her 6-foot-5 teenager experienced no symptoms.

"Luckily he is a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms. In one way I was glad the three of us went through this at the same time so we could take care of one another and spend time together. He has since tested negative."

Melania went on to say she experienced "minimal symptoms, though they hit me all at once and it seemed to be a roller coaster of symptoms in the days after. I experienced body aches, a cough and headaches, and felt extremely tired most of the time."

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President Trump was treated with antibodies and a steroid at Walter Reed Medical Center. But Mrs. Trump chose a "more natural route ... opting more for vitamins and healthy food."

The first lady encouraged Americans to "continue to live the healthiest life they can. A balanced diet, fresh air, and vitamins really are vital to keep our bodies healthy."

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U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania are doing "well" despite contracting Covid-19, according to a statement from their doctor.

America's leader announced his diagnosis in a tweet early Friday morning. Trump said he and the First Lady had contracted the coronavirus and, in an update from White House doctor Sean P. Conley, it was confirmed the President and his wife are doing well during their health scare.

"This evening I received confirmation that both President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus," he said, adding they plan to quarantine until they test negative for the flu-like virus in 10-14 days.

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"The President and First Lady are both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence. The White House medical team and I will maintain a vigilant watch, and I appreciate the support provided by some of our country's greatest medical professionals and institutions."

Conley continued: "Rest assured I expect the President to continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering, and I will keep you updated on any future developments."

Melania also tweeted that she and her husband are "feeling good" but have postponed all their upcoming engagements. According to CNN, Vice President Mike Pence has tested negative for the virus.

Trump and his wife were tested after Trump's top aide Hope Hicks revealed her positive diagnosis on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is challenging Trump in November's presidential election and shared a debate stage with him on Tuesday, offered his and his wife Jill's sympathies to the pair.

"Jill and I send our thoughts to President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for a swift recovery," he tweeted. "We will continue to pray for the health and safety of the president and his family."

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Alyssa Milano is among the Never-Trump celebrities who reacted to the President's Covid-19 diagnosis on Friday. In a tweet, Milano insisted she "wouldn't wish this virus on my worst enemy".

The former "Charmed" star, who was allegedly diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this year, tweeted that, although she's not a fan of the U.S. president, she wouldn't wish for him to contract it.

"As someone who has had #COVID19 and still suffers from post-covid syndrome, I can honestly say with all that I am that I wouldn’t wish this virus on my worst enemy," she wrote. "Please wear a mask."

Actress Patricia Arquette added: "They will have access to every medical support and intervention imaginable. I just hope I don't have to hear later 'it's just a bad flu.'"

Other tweets were less sympathetic" Padma Lakshmi called it "karma", while gleeful Todrick Hall tweeted:

"2020 is that b**ch a*s gift that keeps on giving! Trump got on tv mask shaming Biden and defending his 'covid jokes' and now Trump and Melania have covid! You can't make this stuff up!"

Trump and wife Melania's positive tests came just hours after one of the POTUS' top aides, Hope Hicks, revealed she had contracted the virus.

Hicks's positive test prompted radio personality Scott Nevins to tweet: "Once again, a pretty young woman has gotten Donald Trump in trouble because he did not wear protection."

Actor James Woods tweeted:

"In my 73 years on this earth I have never witnessed a man and his family be put to the test like this President and First Lady have been. God challenges those who are needed most. While the Left is no doubt sniggering with glee, we patriots pray for our @POTUS and our @FLOTUS."

The President has been publicly unwilling to wear a face mask amid the pandemic and has only sported one on a few occasions.

Both Trump and the First Lady are expected to recover without any ill effects. Herd immunity can't be achieved in the U.S. unless a majority of the population contract the virus.
 

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Americans woke up this morning to the news that U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The POTUS broke the news on his Twitter page, just hours after revealing that he and the First Lady were having tests following the positive diagnosis of one of his top aides Hope Hicks.

"Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!" he tweeted.

Melania added on her Twitter page: "As too many Americans have done this year, @potus & I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19. We are feeling good & I have postponed all upcoming engagements. Please be sure you are staying safe & we will all get through this together."

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Both Trump and his wife are exhibiting mild, flu-like symptoms, according to Fox News sources. Trump, 74, was described as "lethargic" at an event last night.

But the White House expects both the President and First Lady to recover without any ill effects. They will also have immunity against this particular strain of the COVID virus going forward.

The president and the First Lady are quarantining for the next two weeks. It is unclear if Trump will attend the second debate with Democratic candidate Joe Biden next week.

Trump's critics seemed to gloat over the news that he has contracted the virus.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a statement:

"The president testing positive for the coronavirus should serve as a wake up call to every single American. The virus doesn't care if you're rich or poor, Republican or Democrat, young or old. No one is immune, not even the president."

Trump isn't the first politician to contract the virus. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and Republican Senator Rand Paul are among the other bold name politicians to have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump stopped by the Supreme Court to pay their respects to former Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer.

Trump and Ginsburg's relationship was tense and she reportedly said he would not complete his first term in office while she was alive.

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Trump and his wife donned cloth face coverings as they stood at the top of the steps flanking Ginsburg's flag-draped coffin, their heads bowed in prayer on Thursday morning.

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But the somber moment was punctuated by booing and jeering from thousands of mourners who lined up to view Ginsburg's casket.

"Honor her wish!" they yelled, in reference to the alleged deathbed statement asking to delay filling her seat until 2021.

"My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed," Ginsburg allegedly told her grand daughter.

"Vote him out," the crowd chanted. There were also shouts of "Breonna Taylor," in reference to the 29-year-old EMT who was killed when plainclothes officers served a drug warrant at her apartment on March 13.

One officer was charged with shooting into a nearby apartment. But there were no charges directly related to Breonna's death.

The Grand Jury's decision sparked renewed rioting and violence in the streets of Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday. Two Louisville police officers were wounded by gunfire. One man is in custody. The two officers are expected to survive.

Meanwhile, President Trump will announce his Supreme Court pick on Saturday. Topping the list is Amy Coney Barrett, a circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in New Orleans, and a devout Catholic.

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The 48-year-old married mom of two was appointed to the bench by Trump in 2017.

Vice President Mike Pence told ABC News Wednesday that he considers Barrett's strong religious values an asset, rather than a liability.

Trump has the 50 Senate votes he needs to confirm his Supreme Court pick, meaning Ginsburg's seat will be filled before the elections in November.

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Cardi B didn't hold back when a writer tweeted America needs "far more women like Melania Trump" and "far less like Cardi B."

The comment was made by political correspondent DeAnna Lorraine, who took to Twitter to remark on U.S. First Lady Melania Trump's speech during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday.

Cardi, 27, shared a vulgar picture of former model Melania from back in the day and referenced her No. 1 hit song "WAP" as she wrote: "This pic giving me 'yea you f**kin wit some wet a*s p**sy' vibes …just sayin."

Cardi is a vocal anti-Trump activist who has voiced her support for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who recently revealed he will campaign from his basement until the 2020 presidential election in November.

The Bronx native previously took aim at Trump supporters for playing her and Megan Thee Stallion's "WAP" during a recent boat party.

"WAP" was heavily criticized due to its sexually explicit lyrics, but Cardi said in a recent interview there are some words and phrases fans will never hear in her rap repertoire.

She told Australia's The Kyle and Jackie O Show that she has banned the use of "moist", "discharge" and "horchata" from her music.

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Former White House communications director Hope Hicks reportedly pleaded with President Donald Trump for weeks to give her back her job that is currently held by Stephanie Grisham.

31-year-old Hicks was willing to leave her $1 million a year job as communications director at Murdoch's Fox Corporation, the parent company of Fox News. She reportedly said taking the job at Fox was "a mistake."

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Trump, 73, reportedly declined to rehire one of his longest-serving advisers - and for good reason.

Hicks, pictured with Trump in 2018, abruptly left the White House amid rumors that Melania Trump, 49, objected to her presence around her powerful husband. It doesn't help matters that Hicks resembles a younger Melania.

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To keep the peace in the White House's private residence, Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner stepped in and offered to re-hire Hicks himself. Kushner, 39, is married to Trump's eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, 38. They share three children.

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In a statement on Thursday, Kushner (pictured with Ivanka) said Hicks will be implementing the President's agenda. Her official title will be counselor to the president, and she will work closely with Kushner on Trump's reelection campaign.

Anti-Trump critic Andrew Laufer, a civil rights attorney, claims he knows the real reason Hicks is back in the White House.

"Was just told by one of my contacts that the actual reason why Hope Hicks is being brought back to the WH is due to Trump's declining mental state," he tweeted.

Another Twitter user echoed Laufer's statements by claiming Hicks was being brought back due to Trump's "worsening dementia."

Hicks is not a licensed therapist. Neither is Laufer.

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Money isn't everything. Former White House aide Hope Hicks left a coveted $1 million/year job with Murdoch's Fox Corp. to return to her gig at the White House.

Hicks, 31, will return to the White House in the next few weeks, according to published reports.

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Hicks' abrupt exit from the White House in 2018 raised eyebrows, amid reports that Melania Trump felt uneasy about the younger woman's presence around her powerful husband.

Hicks was one of Trump's original cabinet members from 2016 when he defeated Hillary Clinton in a landslide victory. Trump is very fond of Hicks and speaks very highly of her.

Hicks leaves behind her $1 million-a-year job as head of communications for Fox Corporation, the parent company of Fox News.

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