White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID

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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany sought to clarify President Donald Trump’s comments refusing to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election. McEnany said Thursday he’ll “accept the will of the American people.” (Sept. 24)

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WASHINGTON – White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany disclosed that she tested positive for the coronavirus, the latest high-profile official in President Donald Trump’s immediate orbit to do so.  

“After testing negative consistently, including every day since Thursday, I tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday morning while experiencing no symptoms,” McEnany posted to Twitter a day after she informally briefed reporters outside the West Wing.

“As an essential worker, I have worked diligently to provide needed information to the American People at this time,” she wrote. “With my recent positive test, I will begin the quarantine process and will continue working on behalf of the American People

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