WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Maryland lawmakers on Friday sent words of support and encouragement to President Donald Trump following the news he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus.
On Twitter, Gov. Larry Hogan wrote, “Yumi and I are wishing President Trump and the First Lady a speedy recovery. Our thoughts and our prayers are with them both.”
Yumi and I are wishing President Trump and the First Lady a speedy recovery. Our thoughts and our prayers are with them both.
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) October 2, 2020
Sen. Ben Cardin wished the Trumps “good health and a speedy recovery,” adding “This virus doesn’t care about where you live or who you support.”
No person should have to suffer from COVID. To the Trump family, @WhiteHouse staff, Secret Service, I wish you good health and a speedy recovery. This virus doesn't care about where you live or who you support. https://t.co/8vOSeVl5mD
— Ben Cardin (@BenCardinforMD) October 2, 2020
The president tweeted early Friday morning that he and the first lady tested positive for the virus and “will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.”
Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020
Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence have tested negative for the virus, Pence’s press secretary said.
As has been routine for months, Vice President Pence is tested for COVID-19 every day. This morning, Vice President Pence and the Second Lady tested negative for COVID-19. Vice President Pence remains in good health and wishes the Trumps well in their recovery.
— Devin O’Malley (@VPPressSec) October 2, 2020