We are living in an incredibly uncertain time. There’s an election less than one month away and our President is sidelined, sequestered away in the sprawling presidential suite at Walter Reed Medical Center.
Donald Trump has been infected with the novel coronavirus, and after a brief period of discomfort at the White House, aides and advisers convinced Trump to take a quick helicopter ride over to Walter Reed in order to receive the most thorough care possible.
Of course, this has upended the election for the moment. Trump’s condition appears stable now, despite a number of conflicting reports coming out of The Beltway, but there is no telling what the next 48 hours hold. Then, given that the virus’s incubation period can be up to 14 days in length, those who have been around the President over the course of the last few days could start falling ill for the foreseeable future.
This means that his aides, family, cabinet, and debate preparation team are all at risk for two weeks. The obvious issue now is that the next debate is only 11 days away.
One member of Trump’s team was confident that these all-important events would continue.
On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Trump campaign adviser David Bossie vowed that the presidential debates between President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden “are going to happen.” And that if the second debate has to be moved back a few days, that’s not a problem and there is “no reason” for the debates not to take place.
There has been a great deal of concern over what the next two debates could look like, specifically after the first event devolved into a bitter, unlistenable cacophony after only a few minutes.
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