Trump's personal assistant tests positive for coronavirus

Nick Luna, one of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Trump's remaking of the judicial system Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit MORE’s personal assistants, is the latest White house aide to receive a positive coronavirus diagnosis, Bloomberg reports.

The new outlet noted that Luna works closely with Trump and serves as one of the president’s “body men.”

The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment on the aide’s reported diagnosis, which comes several days after Trump and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpMelania Trump welcomes Christmas tree to White House President says Trump Jr. doing 'very well' after COVID-19 diagnosis Trumps to spend Thanksgiving at White House instead of traveling to Florida MORE were confirmed to have tested positive for coronavirus.


The first couple’s diagnosis was announced shortly after it was discovered White House adviser Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksWomen set to take key roles in Biden administration President says Trump Jr. doing 'very well' after COVID-19 diagnosis Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19 MORE had also tested positive for the illness. In the days since, a number of top Republicans have also tested positive for the coronavirus.

Republican Sens. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeLoeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Barrasso to seek top spot on Energy and Natural Resources Committee | Forest Service finalizes rule weakening environmental review of its projects | Biden to enlist Agriculture, Transportation agencies in climate fight MORE (Utah), Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisTeam Trump offering 'fire hose' of conspiracy Kool-Aid for supporters Loeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection North Carolina's Mark Walker expected to announce Senate bid MORE (N.C.) and Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonLoeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse tests positive for COVID-19 MORE (Wis.) have all received positive diagnoses in the past week.

Lee and Tillis both serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Their diagnoses come as the committee is scheduled to meet in the days ahead to commence hearings for the president’s Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgCOVID-19: Justice Alito overstepped judicial boundaries Defusing the judicial confirmation process Conservative justices help save ObamaCare — for now MORE, Amy Coney Barrett.

White House physician Sean Conley said on Saturday that the president, who was taken to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday, was faring “very well.” 

Conley also said that he was “extremely happy with the progress the president has made.”

But another source familiar with Trump’s condition said Saturday that the president's vital signs in the past day were “very concerning” that they are not “still not on a clear path to a full recovery.”