Trump Holds First Major Public Event Since Coronavirus Diagnosis

By Kyodo News 12 October 2020

WASHINGTON—US President Donald Trump on Saturday held his first public event since he was found to have contracted the coronavirus just over a week ago, making a show of his recovery with not much time left until the Nov. 3 election.

“First of all, I’m feeling great,” said the 74-year-old Republican president, who made an appearance from a balcony at the White House with a mask that he immediately removed to deliver a speech to cheering supporters.

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