Jenna Ellis, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, has reportedly examined optimistic for COVID-19 after attending a White House Christmas social gathering for senior employees final week.
However, she appeared to disclaim testing optimistic for the virus in a tweet posted Tuesday afternoon.
“Funny how MSM is quick to believe one or two unnamed ‘sources’ every time,” she wrote, utilizing the abbreviation for “mainstream media” usually invoked by the fitting.
Ellis has been working to overturn the outcomes of the presidential election, saying Monday that she believes she is “doing the right thing for God and my country.”
The White House vacation social gathering now has the potential to grow to be yet one more superspreader occasion hosted by the Trump administration, following a Rose Garden ceremony in late September that has been linked to at least eight cases. Other gatherings, together with a debate preparation session and an election night time watch social gathering, have been additionally linked to a number of new instances.
An extraordinary variety of high-level officers and advisers in Trump’s orbit have come down with the virus in current months, together with the president, his spouse, and at the very least two of his kids. Since the beginning of the disaster, Trump has constantly downplayed the specter of the virus and the need of carrying masks in public areas, a pattern that continued even after he was hospitalized for coronavirus signs that made it tough for him to breathe.
On Sunday, Trump tweeted that Rudy Giuliani, who has been main efforts to problem the outcomes of the presidential election in key states, had additionally examined posted for COVID-19. Giuliani is presently hospitalized for his signs.
Both Giuliani and Ellis have helped Trump file dozens of lawsuits difficult varied facets of the electoral course of, almost all of which have been thrown out. There is not any credible proof that widespread election fraud occurred in any state.
Trump’s efforts to overturn his loss are actually alarming Republican Party officials, a few of whom imagine that his assaults on the integrity of the voting course of may discourage folks from turning out within the Georgia Senate runoffs in January — two races that can determine which social gathering controls the higher chamber.
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