Kushner, Ivanka Trump test negative for COVID-19

Kushner, Ivanka Trump test negative for COVID-19
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President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump's Facebook ban to stay in place, board rules Trump allies launching nonprofit focused on voter fraud DOJ asks for outside lawyer to review Giuliani evidence MORE’s daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpJill Biden a key figure in push to pitch White House plans CNN: Trump advisers urge him to make pro-vaccine PSA Fox News's Bret Baier posts vaccination selfie MORE and son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerRepublicans request documents on Kerry's security clearance process Iran moves closer to a diplomatic breakthrough that may upset Israel Trump alumni launch America First Policy Institute MORE both tested negative for the coronavirus on Friday.

White House spokeswoman Carolina Hurley revealed their negative tests hours after Trump said that he and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpJill Biden a key figure in push to pitch White House plans Petition calls for Jill Biden to undo Trump-era changes to White House Rose Garden Fox News's Bret Baier posts vaccination selfie MORE tested positive for the virus. They both also serve as senior White House advisers.  

.@IvankaTrump and Jared Kushner were tested again today for COVID-19 and both are negative,” Hurley tweeted Friday morning.


They join other White House officials who have also tested negative for the virus following the president's positive test, including Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDNC gathers opposition research on over 20 potential GOP presidential candidates Pence to give keynote address at National Conservative Student Conference The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Emergent BioSolutions - Can Cheney defy the odds and survive again? MORE, second lady Karen PenceKaren Sue PencePences announce birth of first grandchild Can a common bond of service unite our nation? The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - House boots Greene from committees; Senate plows ahead on budget MORE and White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsBoehner finally calls it as he sees it Stephen Miller launching group to challenge Democrats' policies through lawsuits A year with the coronavirus: How we got here MORE.

Ivanka Trump and Kushner both accompanied President Trump to the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday in addition to other aides and members of the president’s family.

It is unclear when the Trumps were first exposed to the virus.

The president and first lady tested positive for COVID-19 after news broke that Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE, one of Trump’s closest aides, had tested positive for the virus.

Hicks traveled aboard Air Force One with the president to the debate Tuesday. According to The New York Times, aides first became aware that she had contracted the virus on Wednesday evening.

The White House says that aides who spent ample time with the president, such as Ivanka Trump and Kushner, are regularly tested for the virus. It is unclear whether both of the senior aides plan to self-quarantine as a precautionary measure.