Donald Trump revealed that both he and his wife, Melania, had tested positive for the coronavirus at the beginning of October. While his bout with the virus was publicized under dubious circumstances, there was little public information provided about Melania’s case. But Trump despite her husband returning to the campaign trail to continue to hold his superspreader rallies and fundraisers, Melania isn’t taking the same chances with her own health. The First Lady has chosen to remain in isolation rather than attend a rally Tuesday night in Pennsylvania, as she continues to display COVID19 symptoms and is most likely still contagious.
Melania Trump’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, released a statement Tuesday afternoon, saying, “Mrs. Trump continues to feel better every day following her recovery from COVID-19, but with a lingering cough, and out of an abundance of caution, she will not be traveling today.”Melania Trump has often been criticized for not making many public appearances during her tenure as First Lady, while also often getting excoriated for her Christmas decorations (especially after learning she doesn’t particularly care about the holiday, nor the children it delights) and her redesign of the Rose Garden.
Once it was announced that she would not be joining her husband in the battleground state Tuesday night, Twitter did what it does best, taking the opportunity to point out that Mrs. Trump not only doesn’t seem to enjoy her role, she doesn’t seem to enjoy being around her husband, either.
— I'm Mnamna, doot dooooo doot doo doo. (@immnamna) October 20, 2020
Can we talk about the fact that the Flotus *hasn’t recovered from Covid* yet?
— Attorney@Law (@TheGlare_TM) October 20, 2020