Trump says he feels ‘powerful’ after COVID-19, will ‘kiss’ his supporters
Trump claims he's immune to the disease, vowing to distribute 'whatever the hell they gave me.'
President Donald Trump wants to kiss his supporters after being diagnosed with coronavirus.
Back on the campaign trail for the first time since last weekend’s COVID-19 treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Florida on Monday, Trump addressed his supporters and told them he feels “powerful,” according to NBC News.
“They say I’m immune. I feel so powerful,” Trump said to the crowd at the Orlando Sanford International Airport. “I’ll walk into that audience, I’ll walk in there, kiss everyone in that audience. I’ll kiss the guys and the beautiful women.”
There are no reports stating Trump is immune to the virus that has cost over 215,000 Americans their lives. Upon Trump’s recent diagnosis, he was offered a cocktail of treatments and medications that are not immediately available to the public.
“We are going to take whatever the hell they gave me, and we are going to distribute it to hospitals,” he told his supporters.
The president’s doctor released a memo Monday stating that Trump has tested negative after taking antigen tests, but there was no word or results about a polymerase chain reaction test, which is said to be far more conclusive. Some are still concerned because Dr. Sean Conley had refused to state the exact day the president last tested negative.
Conley said this in his memo: “This comprehensive data, in concert with the CDC’s guidelines for removal of transmission-based precautions, have informed our medical team’s assessment that the President is not infectious to others.”
During the rally in Sanford, Trump took shots at his Democratic running mate, Joe Biden, stating that Biden’s supporters do not attend rallies to support him like the droves of people who came to see Trump.
“These are the real polls, right? The other guy gets out there, and they work and work and work, and 30 people show up,” said the president.
Unlike Trump, Biden is following preventive COVID-19 recommendations and restrictions, which include discouraging large gatherings.