President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump and his son Eric Trump both called their father a “warrior” on Friday afternoon as he was taken to the Walter Reed National Military Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Trump, 74, arrived at the hospital this afternoon, hours after announcing he tested positive for the coronavirus in the early hours of Friday morning. First lady Melania Trump also tested positive, but she will be quarantining at the White House while the president is expected to spend “a few days” at the hospital. Officials called the move precautionary.
“You are a warrior and will beat this. I love you dad,” Ivanka Trump tweeted, alongside the first video shared by the president following his diagnosis.
You are a warrior and will beat this.
I love you dad. â¤ï¸ https://t.co/Y7feCvr2lW
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) October 2, 2020
In the clip shared to Twitter, Trump tells America that he’s “going to Walter Reed hospital” to “make sure things work out.” The president added, “I think I’m doing very well.”
“Warrior!!!” Eric Trump responded on Twitter.
Prior to Donald Trump leaving for Walter Reed, Eric Trump described his father as “a true warrior.”
“He will fight through this with the same strength and conviction that he uses to fight for America each and every day. I ask you to join me in praying for his recovery. I have never been more proud of someone and what they have had to endure,” he continued.
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) October 2, 2020
Newsweek reached out to the White House for information on Trump’s condition.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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