The Guardian says former President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID – 19 three days before his talks with Joe Biden on September 29, 2020, after which his former chief of staff, Mark Meadows, wrote the book. Copy collected. .
The Republican billionaire said in a brief statement Wednesday that it was fake news. “It was fake news before or during the first discussion of the article I had about Kovid. In fact, before the discussion, a test showed that I did not have COVID, ”he said.
In a book to be published next week, Mark Meadows wrote that “nothing has stopped Trump from debating his Democratic opponent in the 2020 presidential election.”
The former president’s last chief of staff assured that Donald Trump showed signs of fatigue and “slightly cold” symptoms during this positive test conducted on September 26, 2020.
Mark Meadows, according to the Guardian, was in the Air Force One on his way to a campaign rally when he was warned of a positive test for Donald Trump.
He points out that after the first test conducted with the “old model”, the second test was performed with the most recent system and was considered the “more accurate”, “Binaux” model. This time the result was negative.
Donald Trump, then 74 years old, before talks with Joe Biden (then 77) said the former chief of staff was tired more than usual. According to the journalist who hosted the exchange between the two candidates, the billionaire arrived too late to test on the spot.
None of this has been disclosed.
Shortly before Donald Trump was taken to the hospital where he spent three nights, the White House announced on October 2, 2020 that Donald Trump had tested positive for COVID-19.
Mark Meadows was the first of the former president’s relatives to agree to cooperate with a parliamentary committee investigating a January 6, 2021 attack on Capitol Hill by a group of Donald Trump supporters.
Elected Democrat Benny Thompson made the announcement Tuesday, saying the former chief of staff had already submitted a series of papers.