President Trump has avoided discussing coronavirus as much as possible, instead downplaying the crisis and even mocking people for wearing masks. Last week, though, the White House announced that both President Trump and the first lady tested positive for Covid-19. This diagnosis makes Trump's strategy of changing the subject virtually impossible.
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