President Trump pledged Monday to provide Americans the same groundbreaking treatments he benefited from during his recovery from the coronavirus, seizing the campaign limelight in his first rally since testing positive for the virus at the start of October.
Mr. Trump showed no obvious signs of illness as he gleefully flung campaign swag — it’s unclear what — to the crowd like a stadium vendor with peanuts.
“Here we are!” Mr. Trump told supporters in Sanford after nearly two weeks on the sidelines. “We’re going to make this country greater than ever before.”
The president, trailing in many polls to Joseph R. Biden, is trying to jumpstart his campaign after catching the virus that’s killed about 215,000 people in the U.S. He held a brief rally-style event at the White House on Saturday and is scheduled to campaign in Pennsylvania on Tuesday and in Iowa on Wednesday.
Mr. Trump’s doctor said he is no longer considered contagious, after receiving