The American president fell ill with coronavirus but will continue to lead during the treatment.
U.S. President Donald Trump will continue to lead the country despite his coronavirus disease, TASS reported on Friday, October 2.
According to White House Deputy Spokesman Judd Deer, the president is not temporarily handing over any of his powers to Vice President Michael Penns.
Pence himself on Twitter wished Trump and his wife a speedy recovery. “We join millions of people across America in praying for their full and speedy recovery. God bless you, President Trump and our wonderful First Lady Melanya,” he wrote.
Trump’s physician Sean Conley said Donald and Melanie are feeling well. They plan to stay home in the White House.
“I hope that the President will continue to perform his duties without disruptions while he recovers,” he said.
Earlier it became known that Trump Hope Hicks was infected with the coronavirus. She accompanied the head of state on his travels this week. Soon, the coronavirus was found in Trump and his wife.