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Trump children call their father a ‘warrior’ amid COVID-19 diagnosis

Two of President Trump’s children dubbed their father a “warrior” after he tested positive for COVID-19 early on Friday.

Eric Trump tweeted that his father “is a true warrior” following the diagnosis. 

“He will fight through this with the same strength and conviction that he uses to fight for America each and every day. I ask you to join me in praying for his recovery. I have never been more proud of someone and what they have had to endure,” Eric Trump shared.

He also retweeted a pre-recorded video message that the president shared Friday night. Trump shared the video after he arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Eric Trump tweeted “Warrior!!!”

The president says in the video: “I want to thank everybody for the tremendous support.” 

“I think I’m doing very well but we’re going to make sure that things work out,” he added. “The first lady is doing very well. So thank you very much. I appreciate it. I will never forget it.” 

Ivanka Trump also shared the video, tweeting: “You are a warrior and will beat this. I love you dad.”

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, both tested negative for the coronavirus on Friday following the news of the president’s diagnosis. The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment on whether Eric Trump has been tested for the virus.

First lady Melania Trump tested positive for the virus early Friday.

Trump on Friday arrived at Walter Reed, where he is set to remain for several days following his positive coronavirus test. The White House has said that Trump’s symptoms are mild.

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