Barack Obama sends well wishes to Donald Trump and First Lady Melania

Barack and Michelle Obama send their well wishes to the Trump's
Barack and Michelle Obama send their well wishes to the Trump's - (Copyright SIPA USA/PA Images)
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Former US president Barack Obama has wished Donald and Melania Trump a ‘speedy recovery’ after they both tested positive for Covid-19. 

Trump, 74, has since been flown to  Walter Reed National Military Medical Centrel for treatment from where he tweeted that everything is ‘going well, I think’. 

In a series of tweets on Friday evening, Obama said: "Obviously, we’re in the midst of a big political battle right now, and while there’s a lot at stake, let’s remember that we’re all Americans. We’re all human beings. And we want everyone to be healthy, no matter our party.

“Michelle and I hope that the President, First Lady, and all those affected by the coronavirus around the country are getting the care they need and are on the path to a speedy recovery.”

During a virtual fundraiser, he added: “Michelle and I want to make sure we acknowledge the president and the first lady at this difficult time.”

The US presidential election is taking place in exactly a month where Trump will be up against Joe Biden. 

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