A member of the US Navy who serves as one of President Donald Trump’s personal valets has tested positive for coronavirus, CNN learned Thursday, raising concerns about the President’s possible exposure to the virus.. Trump was upset when he was informed Wednesday that the valet had tested positive, a source told CNN, and the President was subsequently tested again by the White House physician.
A personal US Navy valet who serves under President Donald Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus, it was learnt on Thursday that the valets is a members of an elite military unit dedicated to the White House and often work very close to the President and first family
President Donald Trump said on Thursday that both he and Vice President Mike Pence tested negative for coronavirus after they were informed that a member of the U.S. military who works at the White House had tested positive.
Deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley said in a statement. “We were recently notified by the White House Medical Unit that a member of the United States Military, who works on the White House campus, has tested positive for Coronavirus, the President and the Vice President have since tested negative for the virus and they remain in great health.”
Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and the senior staffers who regularly interact with them have been getting tested weekly for coronavirus, two people familiar told CNN.