Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpBiden celebrates start of Hanukkah Meadows comes under growing Jan. 6 panel spotlight Tucker Carlson rips Graham over report he told officers to shoot Jan. 6 rioters MORE’s personal assistant has tested positive for coronavirus, according to multiple reports.
The assistant works in a personal capacity for Trump, who also serves as senior adviser to her father, President TrumpDonald TrumpOmar, Muslim Democrats decry Islamophobia amid death threats On The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Trump cheers CNN's Cuomo suspension MORE.
The assistant has been teleworking for nearly two months and has not been in contact with her employer in several weeks, CNN reported.
She was not symptomatic and was tested out of caution, a source close to the situation confirmed to the outlet. Ivanka Trump and her husband, fellow White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerBiden celebrates start of Hanukkah Kushner looking to Middle East for investors in new firm: report Watchdog finds no money has flowed out of agency tasked by Trump admin to fight pandemic MORE, have both tested negative for coronavirus.
The news comes after President Trump confirmed Friday that Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PencePence-linked group launches 0K ad campaign in West Virginia praising Manchin Jan. 6 panel releases contempt report on Trump DOJ official ahead of censure vote Pence calls for Roe v. Wade to be sent to 'ash heap of history' ahead of abortion ruling MORE’s press secretary, Katie Miller, tested positive for coronavirus. She is one of the vice president’s closest aides and is married to Stephen MillerStephen MillerMidterms are coming: Will we get answers on Jan. 6 before it's too late? The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - GOP dealt 2022 blow, stares down Trump-era troubles Subpoenas show Jan. 6 panel's focus on Trump's plans MORE, a close adviser of President Trump.
“She is a wonderful young woman, Katie, she tested very good for a long period of time and then all of a sudden today she tested positive,” Trump told reporters during a roundtable with GOP lawmakers, noting that she is “the press person.”
Miller is the second confirmed case of coronavirus who is a member of the vice president’s staff since March.
The White House also disclosed this week that a U.S. military official working as Trump’s valet also tested positive for coronavirus.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany confirmed to reporters Friday that “We have put in place the guidelines that our experts have put forward to keep this building safe.”
The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment.