Trump Predictably Calls COVID Test Story “Fake News”

Mediaite reports:

On Wednesday morning The Guardian reported that a new book by former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows reveals that Trump did in fact test positive for Covid-19, but then tested negative.

Trump said via statement, “The story of me having COVID prior to, or during, the first debate is Fake News. In fact, a test revealed that I did not have COVID prior to the debate.” The former president is clearly making reference to the negative test but, as is always the case, there is more to the story.

Trump failed to get tested for the potentially deadly contagion prior to the debate, however, per debate rules agreed to by both sides. Just a few days following the debate, Trump was hospitalized at Walter Reed for complications from being infected by Covid-19.

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