But when he greeted Gable on stage, there was a stilted moment where the pair banged elbows instead of shaking hands.
The President went back to his mike and said, “Hey Dan, I’m immune and I can’t give it to you, so that’s fine. ”
Trump revealed he tested positive for Covid-19 13 days ago.
His doctors now say he has recovered and is not contagious.
Olympic gold medalist Gable said of Trump: “He’s open to learning and he’s already very competent, he’s going to be a multi-champion president of the United States of America. “
Trump spoke in more detail about his experience with the coronavirus than in his previous speeches.
“When I got it you might have read that I had it too. I didn’t like him, ”he says.
“It’s a bit difficult you know I had the temperature and you are not feeling well.
“But the scariest part is where is it going?” You know you have a 101 or 102 and then you say “I don’t like that”.
“You haven’t had a temperature in years and all of a sudden you have it. But you see what happens to people. “
He claimed to have had the opportunity to undergo a series of treatments at Walter Reed Military Hospital, where he had chosen Regeneron.
In fact, Trump was administered with a cocktail of treatments, including antibodies, steroids, and other treatments.
Trump said: “And I looked at the alternatives, all the things that we have developed over the last seven months and one of them was Regeneron, and I said I would take that one, because it was very early in testing, but it was awesome Numbers.
“And I took it and they call it therapy, but to me it’s a cure. I felt like Superman the next morning.
“I actually gave a speech a day later, someone said he looks better now than he did two weeks ago, what’s going on? past?
President Trump has said he is working to make Regeneron and similar alternatives available free of charge to “anyone who qualifies.”
He went on to say that he could have recovered from the illness without treatment.
“Maybe I would have been perfect anyway,” he says. “I like to say I didn’t need it, I would have been perfect anyway because I’m so strong. “