The 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump has urged Americans “get out there” and not be afraid of coronavirus after last night he returned to the White House.
President Trump had earlier been discharged from Walter Reed military hospital where he was being treated and monitored after getting positive test results back of Coronavirus.
In a video message after leaving the hospital the President addressed the American people,
President Trump said: “Don’t let it dominate you. Don’t be afraid of it.
“We’re the greatest country in the world. We’re going back, we’re going back to work. We’re going to be out front … Don’t let it dominate your lives. Get out there, be careful.”
He continued: “As a leader I had to do that. I know there’s a danger to it, but I had to do it.
“I stood out front. I led. Nobody that’s a leader would not do what I did.
“I know there’s a risk. There’s a danger. But that’s OK. And now I’m better.
“And maybe I’m immune. I don’t know. But don’t let it dominate your life.
“Get out there. Be careful. We have the best medicines in the world, and it all happened very shortly. And they’re all getting approved. And the vaccines are coming momentarily.”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2020
The Presidents doctor, Navy Commander Sean Conley, said the president would not be fully out of the woods for another week, but added that he had “met or exceeded all standard hospital discharge criteria”.
President Trump will now continue his recovery at the White House.
Taking to Twitter President Trump wrote: “Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. … I feel better than I did 20 years ago!”
Meanwhile Trump’s appearance on the Truman Balcony prompted more than one commentator to liken him to Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. There has been an increasing level of ‘Trump Derangement’ amongst the MSM and it appears to be getting even worse.
Interviewed by Chris Cuomo on CNN, the president’s short-lived ex-communications secretary Anthony Scaramucci said his old boss was a danger to the country and commented: “What about the people who are helping him? A demagogue can only be powerful if they have willing accomplices.
Calling out the Senate and House Repubican leaders Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy, the Mooch continued: “You’ve got, you know, I don’t know, the American Mussolini standing on the balcony. We’ve never had a president stand on that balcony and do what he just did.
“We have to beat him, Chris.”
Responding to Mr Trump’s comments, Dr David Nace of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre said COVID-19 was still a “complete threat” and Dr Sadiya Khan of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine added: “I would go so far as to say (Mr Trump’s words) may precipitate or worsen spread.”
The White House’s deputy press secretary Judd Deere said “every precaution” was being taken to keep Mr Trump, his family, and staff safe.
“Physical access to the president will be significantly limited and appropriate PPE will be worn when near him.”