Wednesday on his show “The Lead,” CNN’s Jake Tapper reacted to the breaking news statement from first lady Melania Trump that her son Barron tested positive, “exhibited no symptoms,” and has now tested negative for coronavirus.
White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins said, “We just got breaking news from the first lady who just posted a lengthy statement on her Twitter account announcing that Barron Trump actually had tested positive for coronavirus when she did and of course President Trump did. She says he has since tested negative, but in this lengthy statement, she is talking about what it was like for all three of them to go through COVID-19 at the same time.”
Tapper said, “Well, that is great news that Barron is no longer positive and that he survived this. Barron’s father should stop hosting super spreader events. Kaitlan Collins, thanks so much for that news. CNN’s chief medical correspondent