Trump Told Rallies May Give Fans COVID But He’s Still Demanding Jam-Packed Crowds
As President Donald Trump prepared to return to the campaign trail amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, administration officials and several close advisers warned him of the dangers that could come with packing a venue full of his political supporters.
He was not dissuaded.
“He’s been [gently] reminded of the concerns,” said a senior administration official, regarding the potential for spreading the virus at large public gatherings. “The president said something like, ‘My team will make sure everyone is safe [at my rallies].’”
On Wednesday, Trump announced that he would be...