By Fred Lucas ~
President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he was checking into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after testing positive the day before for COVID-19.
President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks to Marine One prior to departure from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2, 2020, as he heads to Walter Reed Military Medical Center, after testing positive for COVID-19. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
“I want to thank everybody for the tremendous support. I’m going to Walter Reed Hospital,” Trump said in a brief video announcement from the White House. “I think we’re doing very well, but we’re going to make sure things work out. The first lady is doing very well.”
First lady Melania Trump, who also tested positive for the virus, is not being hospitalized.
The COVID-19 pandemic has killed more than 200,000 Americans…
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