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Joe Biden to Receive Coronavirus Test After Tuesday’s Debate with President Trump

HeadlineOct 02, 2020

CNN reports Joe Biden is being tested for coronavirus this morning over fears that President Trump may have infected him at Tuesday’s debate, where the candidates stood about 10 feet apart not wearing masks. President Trump spoke loudly and incessantly through most of the 90-minute event, interrupting Biden 128 times.

President Donald Trump: “I don’t have — I don’t wear masks like him. Every time you see him, he’s got a mask. He could be speaking 200 feet away from me, and he shows up with the biggest mask I’ve ever seen.”

Tuesday’s indoor debate was attended by former second lady Jill Biden, who wore a mask throughout the evening. First lady Melania Trump and all four of President Trump’s adult children removed their masks after they were seated. A Bloomberg reporter at the debate says Trump’s family members refused when a doctor with the Cleveland Clinic offered them masks.

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