South Dakota — Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend and a top fundraising official for the Trump campaign, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to reports.
The reporter alleged that Kim Guilfoyle and the official both tested positive ahead of attending President Donald Trump's Mount Rushmore event.
However, Guilfoyle was allegedly never with the president and neither was Don Jr who tested negative, according to a person familiar with what happened, but she was in Tulsa and was backstage for his rally there and was also at his event in Phoenix.
Trump Jr., 42, and Guilfoyle, 51, will be driving home rather than getting on a flight, a source said.
Trump Jr. is actively spreading doubt about the effectiveness of masks against the coronavirus.
On Facebook, Trump Jr. posted an image of a lab where scientists were working in certain hazmat suits known as positive pressure suits. Text on the image says, "This is what virologist wear to protect themselves from a virus. Don't worry, though. Your bandana probably works too."
In posting the image, Trump Jr. wrote, "Solid point." The post has received more than 42,000 shares and over 77,000 reactions on Facebook.
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