Doctors and infectious disease experts were highly critical of President Trump’s decision to get driven in a hermetically sealed SUV around Walter Reed Medical Center to wave to supporters while he is contagious with COVID-19, endangering his Secret Service detail, photographed wearing the wrong type of personal protective equipment. The Secret Service has noticed.
A former Secret Service PPD detail leader, quite hesitant to say anything, tells me: “The job is to put your life on the line…and risk is always there, you manage it. But what we’re seeing now is unprecedented. It’s Russian Roulette….you can’t manage that. “
— Marc Ambinder (@marcambinder) October 4, 2020
Somebody at the White House had considered the safety of Secret Service agents. On Saturday, a White House official told NBC News’ Peter Alexander that first lady Melania Trump would not leave her isolation in the White House residence to visit her