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People in U.S. politics who
have tested positive for
COVID-19

Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, tested positive for COVID-19 this week,
although he is experiencing no symptoms, according to his spokesman. Trump Jr.

Andrew Giuliani, a White House aide and the son of the president's personal lawyer Rudy
Giuliani, said he tested positive for COVID-19 on November 20.
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the chamber's Finance Committee, said on
November 17 he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Corey Lewandowski, one of President Donald Trump's most trusted advisers, tested positive for
the coronavirus, a source familiar with the matter said November 12.

Housing Secretary Ben Carson, a 69-year-old retired neurosurgeon, tested positive for the
coronavirus, officials said November 9. The infection renewed the focus on a Nov.

David Bossie, 55, the man leading the Trump campaign's legal challenges to his election loss,
tested positive for the coronavirus, officials and sources said November 9.

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, who has frequently appeared at public events
without wearing a mask, has been diagnosed with COVID-19, a source familiar with the situation
told Reuters on November 6.

Marc Short, the chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, was among multiple senior aides to
Pence to test positive for the coronavirus on October 24.
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump's 14-year-old son Barron tested positive for COVID-19 but exhibited no
symptoms, after both of his parents contracted the virus, first lady Melania Trump said on
October 14.

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on October 5 she tested positive for
COVID-19, adding that she would begin quarantining and that the White House medical unit
does not list any members of the press as close contacts.

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on October 3 that he tested positive for
coronavirus and was checking himself into a hospital as a precautionary measure due to his
asthma, though he said he had only mild symptoms.

Kellyanne Conway, a former counselor to President Trump, on October 2 said she had tested
positive for COVID-19. "My symptoms are mild (light cough) and I'm feeling fine.

Hope Hicks, a top adviser and trusted aide, tested positive for the coronavirus on October 1.

President Donald Trump, who played down the threat of the coronavirus pandemic for months,
said October 2 that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were going into
quarantine, upending the race for the White House.

Trump assistant Nicholas Luna, a "body man" who accompanies the president day and night, has
tested positive, CNN reported, citing an unnamed White House official. Administration officials
declined to comment on the report.
REUTERS/Al Drago

Florida Senator Rick Scott, 67, had been quarantining after being exposed to the virus before he
announced that he had tested positive after several negative tests.

Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel tested positive for the virus on
September 30, a spokesman said.
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Republican Senator Mike Lee, a member of the Judiciary Committee, announced October 2 he
tested positive for COVID-19 and would isolate himself for 10 days. He was present at the Oval
Office meeting on Sept. 26.

North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis tested positive for the coronavirus, he said in a statement on
October 2. A member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tillis' positive test results comes after
he attended a Sept.

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, who heads the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental
Affairs Committee, tested positive for COVID-19 on October 2, a spokesman said.
Toni Sandys/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. national security adviser Robert O'Brien tested positive for the coronavirus, in a July 27
announcement.
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Kimberly Guilfoyle, senior adviser to Trump campaign and girlfriend to Donald Trump Jr., tested
positive for the coronavirus on July 3, before a Trump event at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.
REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Vice President Mike Pence's spokeswoman, Katie Miller, tested positive in May and suffered
symptoms before recovering.
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Herman Cain, a former Republican presidential candidate and supporter of President Donald
Trump who pointedly refused to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic, died July 30
after contracting COVID-19.

Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, said on March 22 that he had tested positive and was
in quarantine, but was feeling fine.

Senator Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat and former vice presidential candidate, 62, said in
mid-May that he and his wife had tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Al Drago/Pool via
REUTERS

Senator Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana Republican, decided to self-quarantine for 14 days and contact
those with whom he may have had contact after testing positive for the virus, according to a
statement released by his office on Aug. 20.

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said on September 25 he and his wife Pamela tested positive
for COVID-19.

Rep. Louis Gohmert, a 66-year-old Texas Republican and a staunch conservative, said on July 29
he tested positive in a prescreening at the White House but did not have any symptoms.

Rep. Jahana Hayes, a Connecticut Democrat, tested positive for COVID-19 and will quarantine for
14 days, she said on Twitter on Sept. 20, adding that she was asymptomatic except for breathing
issues, which were being monitored.

Rep. Mike Kelly, a Republican from Pennsylvania (seen with his wife Victoria and President
Trump), tested positive for the coronavirus in late March at a drive-through testing site.

Senator Bob Casey, 60, a Pennsylvania Democrat, tested positive for coronavirus antibodies in
May, but pledged to keep wearing a mask.
REUTERS/Scott Audette

Oklahoma's Governor Kevin Stitt (seen R with President Trump) said he was diagnosed with
COVID-19 on July 15.

Rep. Raul Grijalva, an Arizona Democrat, tested positive for the coronavirus and went into
isolation, he said in a statement on August 1.

Missouri Governor Mike Parson (seen L with President Trump) and his wife Teresa tested positive
for the coronavirus on Sept. 23.
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Florida Republican, tested positive in mid-March, saying the symptoms
"pretty much hit me like a ton of bricks.

Rep. Rodney Davis, an Illinois Republican, said in a statement on Aug. 5 that he tested positive for
the coronavirus after running a fever.

Rep. Joe Cunningham, a 38-year-old Democrat from South Carolina, said on March 27 he had
tested positive for the coronavirus.
REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Rep. Dan Meuser, a Pennsylvania Republican, announced he tested positive on Aug. 22. In a
statement, the 56-year-old said, "I am thankful to God that my grown children were not at home
and that my wife Shelley has tested negative." REUTERS/Al Drago

Rep. Morgan Griffith, a 62-year-old Virginia Republican and a member of the conservative
Freedom Caucus, said in mid-July that he had tested positive. His office said he did not have
significant symptoms.
Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS

Rep. Tom Rice, a 62-year-old South Carolina Republican, said on Facebook in mid-June that he,
his wife and son had all tested positive for the coronavirus but all were "on the mend."
Alex Edelman/Pool via REUTERS

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