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Trump Jr. returning to campaign trail after quarantining

Trump Jr. returning to campaign trail after quarantining
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President TrumpDonald TrumpChinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden executive order: report Kim says North Korea needs to be 'prepared' for 'confrontation' with US Ex-Colorado GOP chair accused of stealing more than 0K from pro-Trump PAC MORE’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpDonald Trump Jr. joins Cameo Book claims Trump family members were 'inappropriately' close with Secret Service agents Trump Jr. shares edited video showing father knocking Biden down with golf ball MORE, is reportedly scheduled to participate in 26 Trump reelection campaign events next week after he self-quarantined following his father’s COVID-19 diagnosis last week, a source familiar with the plans told Bloomberg Friday. 

Trump Jr. had traveled on Air Force One with his father to last week’s first presidential debate in Cleveland. Several members of Trump’s inner circle who assisted in debate preparations later tested positive for the virus, including campaign manager Bill StepienBill StepienTrump adds veteran organizer to help run political operations: report Trump likely to form new super PAC Trump ready to make McConnell's life miserable MORE, former White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKaren Pence confirms move back to Indiana: 'No place like home' Pence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign MORE, top Trump aide 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 and former New Jersey Gov. Chris ChristieChris ChristieThe Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? Nikki Haley warns Republicans on China: 'If they take Taiwan, it's all over' Socially-distanced 'action figure' photo of G7 leaders goes viral MORE (R). 

Bloomberg reported Friday that the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in order to freely discuss Trump Jr.’s schedule, said that the president’s son has tested negative for COVID-19 three times since his father’s diagnosis. 

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According to Bloomberg, Trump Jr. is set to take part in a bus tour in Florida along with the mixed martial arts fighter Jorge Masvidal and Max Alvarez, the Cuban-American businessman who gave a speech at the Republican National Convention.

The tour, which kicks off Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center, will also make stops in Orlando and Coconut Creek. 

Republican Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioHillicon Valley: Senate unanimously confirms Chris Inglis as first White House cyber czar | Scrutiny mounts on Microsoft's surveillance technology | Senators unveil bill to crack down on cyber criminals FCC votes to advance proposed ban on Chinese telecom equipment The Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? MORE (FL) will reportedly meet Trump Jr. for an event in Miami. 

The campaign effort in the Southern battleground state comes after a Reuters-Ipsos poll released Wednesday showed Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenChinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden executive order: report OVERNIGHT ENERGY:  EPA announces new clean air advisors after firing Trump appointees |  Senate confirms Biden pick for No. 2 role at Interior | Watchdog: Bureau of Land Management saw messaging failures, understaffing during pandemic Poll: Majority back blanket student loan forgiveness MORE ahead of the president in the state by 4 percentage points, although this lead was within the survey’s margin of error. 

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Bloomberg reported that Trump Jr. will also appear at campaign fundraisers in North Carolina, Georgia, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Arizona and Nevada. 

Representatives for the Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill. 

The reported schedule is part of the Trump campaign’s “Operation MAGA,” a series of in-person and virtual campaign events to be held throughout the final month before Election Day. 

The campaign announced these plans last week as Trump continued to receive treatment at Walter Reed Medical Center, with the team describing “Operation MAGA” in a press release as “a full marshaling of top-level surrogates, campaign coalitions, and Trump supporters to rally behind the President and carry the campaign forward until the President returns to the trail.”