An Advantage To NOT Attending Security Briefings

You don’t get COVID-19 from your security advisor:

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, has tested positive for Covid-19, according to an official familiar with what happened.

O’Brien’s diagnosis marks the highest-ranking Trump administration official known to have tested positive. It’s unclear when O’Brien last met with Trump. Their last public appearance together was over two weeks ago during a visit to US Southern Command in Miami on July 10.

O’Brien is experiencing “mild symptoms” and is “self-isolating and working from a secure location off site,” according to an unnamed statement to the press from the White House. That statement confirmed O’Brien’s test results to reporters before his staff was formally informed. Several National Security Council staffers told CNN that they weren’t informed that O’Brien tested positive and learned of the news from media reports.

So, nobody knows when the National Security Advisor last met with the President? Really? And contact tracing isn’t happening even in the White House? Really? How has the President NOT contracted COVID-19 yet?

There is no risk to the president since the guy apparently doesn’t golf.

Well, I imagine you are now all going to rest better tonight…


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