One of President Trump’s most experienced advisors has tested positive for the coronavirus, three people familiar with the matter said Thursday evening.
The adviser, Hope Hicks, is closest to the president who is known to have contracted the virus. She traveled to Minnesota with Mr. Trump aboard Air Force One to hold a rally Wednesday night.
A White House spokesman, Judd Deere, would not comment directly on Ms. Hick’s condition.
“White House Operations are working with the President’s Doctor and the White House Military Office to ensure that all plans and procedures incorporate current CDC guidelines and best practices to address both complex and complex Covid-19 exposure.” Limit the president’s travel as much as possible, “he said.