Top Trump campaign official and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. Kimberly Guilfoyle has tested positive for coronavirus. Guilfoyle tested positive in South Dakota before she was set to attend President Donald Trump's event at Mount Rushmore. CNN reports Guilfoyle was not with the President and Donald Trump Jr. has so far tested negative. Guilfoyle has not met with President Trump recently, but she was backstage for his rally in Tulsa, and was also at his event in Phoenix.
On Saturday, Eric Trump appeared on Fox News and said that the CoronaVirus pandemic was a hoax. Eric claimed that the coronavirus will "magically all of a sudden go away and disappear" after the presidential election on November 3. Eric's brother, Donald Jr., also said that the coronavirus was invented by the Democrats to cancel his father's campaign rallies. Business Insider reports that CoronaVirus has killed more than 80,000 Americans.
Stephen Hahn, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said on Sunday it was "too early to tell" if it would be safe for people to attend August's Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday the Republican National Convention (RNC) will be moved to a different state. The convention which is set for August in North Carolina is being moved because of social-distancing restrictions. North Carolina's Democratic governor has ordered the RNC to follow all CDC guidelines for social distancing. Governor Roy Cooper rejected Trump's demands for a full capacity presidential convention in Charlotte.
Republicans in Georgia, Texas, and Florida are offering to host the party’s national convention. That is if Donald Trump makes good on his threat to move the event from North Carolina. Trump has made this threat over social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus. Trump tweeted that the party would find another site for the RNC, reports Reuters. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has not said whether the convention space can be “fully occupied.
President Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., vigorously toured over the last week to promote his new book, sparring with hosts on “The View” and with audience... The Wrap Also reported by •CBS News •Just Jared