As Florida politicos began waking Friday morning to news that President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19, reactions began to roll in with support for the First Couple’s speedy recovering pouring in from all sides of the political spectrum.
Speculation began Thursday night that the President may have contracted the virus after Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s closest advisors, had tested positive. Trump announced he and the First Lady were going into quarantine and awaiting test results. The announcement came around 1 a.m. that the pair had tested positive.
Early reports, indicated in a tweet from the First Lady, showed the two were “feeling fine.”
White House physician Dr. Sean P. Conley said in a statement the two were being cared for at the White House.
“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,” Conley said in a statement. “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.”
Former Vice President Joe Biden sent his