On Monday, he declined to answer specific questions about attendance submitted to his press office, which emailed a statement saying in reference to the rally, "The Oklahoma Standard was on full display in Tulsa as we welcomed President Trump to our great state for his first campaign stop since March 2". These positive tests follow the news that six other staffers, including two Secret Service agents, tested positive in the hours before Saturday's rally. In the Tulsa World on Monday, a TFD spokesperson said that 6,200 figure doesn't include staff, media, or attendees in the arena's suites.
"After another round of testing for campaign staff in Tulsa, two additional members of the advance team tested positive for the coronavirus".
Thousands packed the BOK Center in downtown Tulsa to see Trump speak. These staff members attended the rally but were wearing masks during the entire event. "Upon the positive tests, the campaign immediately activated established quarantine and contact tracing protocols".
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro similarly said that Trump was joking. He's the worst, single-handedly responsible for the deaths of over 120,000 Americans because of his lack of response to COVID-19, and now, to watch him just dejectedly walk in front of reporters and cameras after a failed rally just gives me a sick sense of glee.
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During the rally, Trump said he called for less testing in the United States, after several states including Texas, Arizona and Florida reported spikes in cases.
Earlier this week, Trump had said more than a million people wanted to attend his rally.
"We got another one over here", he said, pointing into the crowd. The organization, led by 26-year-old activist Charlie Kirk, has repeatedly turned out swaths of young conservatives for high-energy events attended by the president. He'll recover in about 15 minutes.
Prior to the Tulsa rally, the Trump campaign had boasted of huge interest in the event - saying that nearly a million people had registered their interest - but the 19,000-seat venue ultimately attracted around 6,200 people.
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Attorney for the District of New Jersey, to be the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of NY , added Barr . They pretty clearly serve at the pleasure of the President, regardless of whether they were directly or indirectly appointed.
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While it's only a like on Instagram, it reaffirms Adams' time with the Jets is probably coming to a conclusion. Bowles now serves as the Bucs' defensive coordinator and he'd surely love to add Adams to his secondary.