- Stephen Miller, a top aide to Donald Trump, has tested positive for Covid-19.
- Miller has joined a growing list of figures close to the President who have contracted the virus as the White House scrambles to contain an increasing outbreak.
Stephen Miller, another Trump aide, tested positive for coronavirus.
Trump has not been tested every day and has never taken drug tests. Miller has joined a growing list of figures close to the President who have contracted the virus as the White House scrambles to contain an increasing outbreak.
For the last 5 days I've been working remotely and in self-isolation, testing negatives every day until yesterday. Today, I tested positive for Covid-19 and I'am under quarantine,
Miller said in a statement. More than a dozen White House officials have tested positive for the virus.
Trump has no events scheduled for Wednesday, October 7. Today is the fifth day in a row it has listed no events since he tested positive on Thursday last week.
The scheduled program on Friday is a phone call on Covid-19 support to vulnerable seniors.
Democratic Representative Salud Carbajal becomes the latest member of Congress to test positive for coronavirus, joining the three GOP senators who have tested positive since Trump's infection was confirmed. Carbajal says that he initially tested negative after exposure to someone with the virus (reported to be Senator Mike Lee), but subsequently tested positive. According to the Hill, thirteen other House members tested positive throughout the pandemic, including Lee, Johnson, and Tillis.