Close family friend of Trumps tests positive for COVID while in South Dakota

Donald Trump Jr., and Kimberly Guilfoyle appear at a rally for Republican U.S. Senate...
Donald Trump Jr., and Kimberly Guilfoyle appear at a rally for Republican U.S. Senate candidate John James in Pontiac, Mich., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (KOTA)
Published: Jul. 4, 2020 at 1:56 PM CDT
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Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s oldest son, has contracted the coronavirus.

Sergio Gor, chief of staff to the Trump campaign’s finance committee, says Guilfoyle was immediately isolated after the positive result to limit exposure. He says she will be retested to confirm the diagnosis because she isn’t showing any symptoms of COVID-19, the disease the virus causes. Gor says Guilfoyle is doing well and canceling her public events.

Videos surfacing on social media showing Guilfoyle speaking at a campaign event July 2; and event also attended by Gov. Kristi Noem. Neither one wore masks or practiced social distancing. One video reportedly shows the governor hugging Guilfoyle.

Gor says Donald Trump Jr. tested negative but is self-isolating as a precaution. He is also canceling his public events.

The couple was in South Dakota to hold fundraisers for Trump’s reelection. Trump is giving a pre-Fourth of July speech at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.

Health officials in South Dakota have confirmed 50 new coronavirus cases as of Saturday morning. The state has seen 7,028 cases and 97 deaths. The state has 869 active cases and only 54 people are currently hospitalized.

Pennington County has seen the second highest number of cases at 556, although health officials have warned that President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July rally at Mount Rushmore on Friday evening could spread the virus across the state.

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Kimberly Guilfoyle positive. Here’s Guilfoyle, top fund raising official for Trump campaign and Donald Trump’s girlfriend, speaking at an indoor event in South Dakota, no masks in sight, that was also attended by S. Dakota Governor Kristi Noem the day before it was announced Guilfoyle tested positive for Covid. Normally that mic toss would be a red alert but they’ve already been quarantine together so not as big a deal unless he handed it to someone else to use after. Anyone in that room is probably on a 14 day temperature check regime now. Guilfoyle, who is Trump Victory Finance Committee chair, spoke at Trump’s June 20 rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and in the introductory program ahead of Trump’s remarks in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 23. Ruh Roh. Now they’re going to drive 40 hours back to New York to self isolate. Which means the Secret Service will likely clear a path at rest stops along the way for her to sprinkle her hovering covid pee juices on toilet seats all across the country instead of just self isolating where they were.

Posted by Jason Albright on Saturday, July 4, 2020

S Dakota Gov. Noem with Kimberly last night in Rapid City, SD. Today, Kimberly tests positive for Covid.

Posted by Malfeasance Mike on Friday, July 3, 2020