Kimberly Guilfoyle tests positive for coronavirus

Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Ann GuilfoyleTrump's national security adviser tests positive for coronavirus The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump pivots on convention; GOP punts on virus bill Trump campaign raises million in virtual fundraiser MORE, a top fundraising official for the Trump campaign and the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for COVID-19, a person familiar with the matter confirmed to The Hill on Friday.

Guilfoyle was feeling fine and not showing symptoms, and Trump Jr. has tested negative, the person said. She has not had any recent interaction with the president.

The two were in South Dakota and expected to attend a fireworks celebration at Mount Rushmore with President TrumpDonald John TrumpLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Pence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Twitter bans Trump campaign until it deletes tweet with COVID-19 misinformation MORE, first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate GOP, House Democrats begin battle over trillion bill Melania Trump announces plans to renovate White House Rose Garden Trump tweets photo of himself wearing a mask MORE and other surrogates. They did not come into contact with the president and are expected to return to the East Coast on their own.


Guilfoyle, the national chairwoman of the Trump Victory Finance Committee and an adviser to the campaign, attended the president's rally last month in Tulsa, Okla. That gathering and Friday's fireworks show in South Dakota come amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 2.7 million people in the U.S. and killed nearly 130,000.

Attendees at both events flouted social distancing recommendations and largely did not wear masks, both of which are recommended by federal health officials to slow the spread of the virus. Trump has personally eschewed wearing a mask in public, even as GOP leaders urge him to do so.

Guilfoyle is the latest individual in proximity to the president to test positive for the virus. One of the president's military valets tested positive in March, as did the vice president's press secretary.

Herman CainHerman CainTrump's junk medicine puts his own supporters at deadly risk Trump says he doesn't think Herman Cain caught COVID-19 at Tulsa rally The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - At loggerheads, Congress, White House to let jobless payout lapse MORE, a Trump supporter who attended the Tulsa rally, shared earlier in the week that he has also tested positive and was hospitalized.