October 29, 2020

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Donald and Melania Trump showing ‘mild’ Covid symptoms as US election upended – live

Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee, who has announced he’s tested positive for coronavirus, has been buzzing around the White House and Capitol Hill for the last week.

Here’s the maskless busy been from the Beehive State with supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.




Amy Coney Barrett and Mike Lee on Capitol Hill earlier this week.

Amy Coney Barrett and Mike Lee on Capitol Hill earlier this week. Photograph: Reuters

The two met up on Capitol Hill but Lee also attended the event where Donald Trump nominated Barrett at the White House last Saturday.

Julie Tsirkin
(@JulieNBCNews)

.@SenMikeLee was all over the Hill & WH this week:

-Saturday @ WH SCOTUS event shaking hands, hugging
-Tuesday @ Hill meeting w/ Judge ACB
-Tuesday @ Hill w/ reporters
-Wednesday @ lunch w/ GOP Senators
-Thursday @ Sen Judiciary Markup

Mask-less in many cases. pic.twitter.com/1K7Vt7C8lJ

October 2, 2020

This extraordinary plot twist, just as questions are pouring in about the event at the White House last Saturday evening where Donald Trump announced federal judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee for the supreme court, to fill the seat vacated by the death of liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg two weeks ago.

Ana Cabrera
(@AnaCabrera)

#Urgent: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was diagnosed with coronavirus late this summer but has recovered, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Barrett tested negative for Coronavirus on Friday, according to White House spokesperson Judd Deere.

October 2, 2020

Barrett was taken to Capitol Hill by Mike Pence earlier this week to meet Senator majority leader Mitch McConnell.




Amy Coney Barrett and Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill this week.

Amy Coney Barrett and Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill this week. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP