Trump campaign postpones events; Pence to resume campaigning

Trump campaign postpones events; Pence to resume campaigning
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President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to sign executive order aimed at increasing voting access Albany Times Union editorial board calls for Cuomo's resignation Advocates warn restrictive voting bills could end Georgia's record turnout MORE’s campaign is moving his planned in-person rallies to virtual events or temporarily postponing them after the president tested positive for the coronavirus, campaign manager Bill Stepien announced Friday.

The campaign has also postponed all previously announced events involving Trump’s family. It will consider events involving other surrogates on a case-by-case basis with announcements expected in the days ahead.

Vice President Pence, who tested negative for the coronavirus, will follow through with his planned events.


“Any further information about the President will come from the White House,” Stepien said.

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The White House says President Trump is experiencing “mild symptoms” and that plans have been put in place to keep the government running in an orderly fashion while he goes into quarantine.

The president has not tweeted or appeared on camera since the diagnosis was announced.