Coronavirus live news: Trump awaits Covid test result after close aide Hope Hicks catches virusOctober 2, 2020
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This is not strictly coronavirus-related, but while we are on the topic of Donald and Melania Trump awaiting their coronavirus tests after Hope Hicks tested positive, there is Melania news.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, former assistant to the first lady has written a tell-all book about her time working for Ms Trump.
Today Winston Wolkoff released a secret recording of a conversation with the first lady in which Ms Trump says: “give me a fucking break” when talking about children separated at the US-Mexico border:
In secretly recorded audio, Melania Trump says about reporters asking her about kids separated at border: “Give me a fucking break.” She assails the “liberal media,” says she doesn’t want to do a story on Fox, and adds, “Who gives a fuck about Christmas stuff and decorations?” pic.twitter.com/Ia2U2WmzN5
Here is the full story on Hicks testing positive:
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