The White House is ready for provocations by opponents during the illness of US President Donald Trump, who contracted the coronavirus. This was stated by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, his words are quoted on the State Department website.
“The whole team is ready. <…> We know that there are hostile actors in the world. The United States is fully prepared by both the State Department and our diplomats. Today I visited [Chairman of the US Chiefs of Staff] General [Mark] Millie. Everyone is ready, ”Pompeo said. So he answered the question whether abroad can use Trump’s disease to harm the interests of the United States.
Trump revealed he contracted the coronavirus on October 2. Prior to this, COVID-19 was found on his assistant Hope Hicks, who accompanied the leader on trips to debates and rallies as part of the election campaign.