The Associated Press called the race for Biden on Saturday when it said that Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes put him over the 270-vote threshold needed to win the Electoral College.
The president said he is “feeling great” and plans to move forward with the second presidential debate slated for Oct. 15 in Miami.
The president’s tweets came on a day when Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell urged more stimulus to help the economy recover from the recession caused by the pandemic.
President Trump’s medical team briefed the press on his health status Monday afternoon and confirmed the president would be returning to the White House.
Trump was admitted at Walter Reed Friday evening after announcing early that morning that he and the first lady had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Conflicting reports emerged Saturday about President Trump’s health and the timeline of when he was first tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump is “doing very well,” his physician told reporters on Saturday morning, but a source familiar with the president’s health later told White House pool reporters, that “the president’s vitals over the last 24…
White House physician Dr. Sean Conley said Saturday morning the president’s mild cough and fatigue are improving, he has not had trouble breathing and he has not had a fever for 24 hours.
Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the president has mild symptoms.
Vice President Mike Pence has already tested negative for the coronavirus, as has Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, the president’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner,. Former Vice President and Democratic nominee Joe Biden said he has tested negative for coronavirus as well.
The positive test result followed Trump’s announcement on Fox News Thursday night that White House aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the coronavirus. Hicks is a close associate of the Trumps.