Trump adviser overseeing campaign court challenges receives coronavirus, sources say


Bossie did not immediately respond to a request for comment. He has been to campaign headquarters in Virginia several times over the past week and has traveled extensively as well.

Bloomberg News first reported the diagnosis.

Bossie, 55, is the chairman of the conservative nonprofit Citizens United. He was previously deputy campaign manager for Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016.

Earlier Monday, CNN confirmed that Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson had tested positive for coronavirus.

Bossie and Carson were among several individuals in Trump’s orbit who tested positive following public events related to the campaign.

According to a tweeter from another Trump political adviser, Corey Lewandowski, Bossie attended a Trump rally in Kenosha, Wis., Nov. 2 aboard Air Force One. Lewandowski shared a photo from the booth which included former Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus and first girl Tiffany Trump sitting at the table with Bossie. No one in the photo was wearing a mask.

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and four other people in Trump’s orbit also tested positive for the coronavirus last week.

People aged 50 to 64, like Bossie, are four times more likely to be hospitalized and 30 times more likely to die from coronavirus than people aged 18 to 29, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. United States.

Men are more likely than women to have serious illness or die from coronavirus, according to the CDC.

CNN’s Maegan Vazquez contributed to this report.


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