Two people briefed on the matter said that the White House chief-of-staff, Mark Meadows, sought to keep the information about the VP office outbreak from becoming public
More “rounding the corner.”
It's now three: At least three top advisers to Mike Pence have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last few days.
Pence aides test positive, but he won’t quarantine. Meadows tried to keep outbreak a secret.
Top aides to Pence, head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, tested positive & the WH tried to cover it up while the VP continued touring the country potentially spreading the disease. There is no bottom for these people.
This is why Democrats pushed so hard to make vote by mail an option this cycle and why the pundits who called it a tactical mistake because of GOP voter suppression efforts are so gross and cynical. 85K new covid cases on Friday alone.
Obst’s positive test was several days ago, per ppl briefed. Short’s was Saturday.
The White House announces Chief of Staff and a campaign advisor both test positive for COVID - but there is this : 4 Pence Aides Test Positive - The New York Times
Per , White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows had tried to prevent the news of three people in the Vice-Presidents office contracting coronavirus from going public.
**Mask wearing did not need to be a partisan issue.** & the could have responded to #COVID19 by saying: The US has prepared. We have , money for PPE, scientists who can lead a response. We could have been so much stronger.
Three members of the 's White House's coronavirus task force have tested positive for #COVID19. Do we blame incompetence or Mike Pence's fly? 🦟
85,000 cases in a day, White House Task Force an empty inert shell. #DrFauci’s call for national mask mandate a welcome step, but tragically late. Gonna take far more than that to fix this runaway national disaster.
Harrowing New Surge Rages Across America’s Heartland The U.S.🇺🇸set a single-day record of 82,154 new #coronavirus cases on Friday, less than two weeks before Election Day. via #Covid19
Cases on the rise. #COVID19 in the US and the EU. We all are hoping for the vaccine. 🙏🙏🙏