Trump knew Hope Hicks had COVID however was nonetheless holding a marketing campaign occasion

Trump knowingly endangered Americans' lives by still holding campaign events after knowing that Hope Hicks tested positive for COVID.

CNN's Kaitlin Collins tweeted:

I was told that a small group of officers knew Thursday morning that Hope Hicks had tested positive. Even so, President Trump traveled to New Jersey for a fundraiser and his press secretary held a briefing.

– Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 2, 2020

Trump knew Hope Hicks had the virus and he didn't care if he risked the lives of his staff, donors, and supporters by traveling to New Jersey and hosting campaign events.

There are numerous far-reaching elements to the likely coronavirus outbreak in the White House, but one of the biggest is the confirmation that Donald Trump does not care about the lives of the people who work closest to him or about human life in general.

Trump is older and obese with underlying health conditions, so he's at high risk of complications from the coronavirus, but it's about more than just making a president sick. It's about a president who got sick because he refused to listen to science in the middle of a pandemic and ruthlessly endangered his own life and that of those around him.

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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor and Senior Correspondent of the White House and Congress for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.

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