Susan Rice is the latest member of Biden’s inner circle to test positive for COVID-19

Advertisement

[ad_1]

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!

White House domestic policy adviser Susan Rice announced that she tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, making her the latest member of President Biden’s inner circle to contract the virus.

“This morning I tested positive for COVID-19. Feeling great and grateful to have been vaccinated and given a double booster,” Rice tweeted Monday afternoon. “I last saw the President in person on Wednesday – in a mask – and under CDC guidance, he is not considered a close contact.”

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – DECEMBER 11: US President-elect Joe Biden (right) watches former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice deliver a speech after being touted as Biden's choice to lead his Security Council Domestic Politics at the Queen Theater on Dec. 11, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware.  President-elect Joe Biden continues to round out his national team with the announcement of his picks for Cabinet Secretaries of Veterans Affairs and Agriculture, and the heads of his Domestic Policy Council and U.S. Trade Representative.
Advertisement

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – DECEMBER 11: US President-elect Joe Biden (right) watches former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice deliver a speech after being touted as Biden’s choice to lead his Security Council Domestic Politics at the Queen Theater on Dec. 11, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. President-elect Joe Biden continues to round out his national team with the announcement of his picks for Cabinet Secretaries of Veterans Affairs and Agriculture, and the heads of his Domestic Policy Council and U.S. Trade Representative.
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla)

Several other people close to the president – including Secretary of State Antony Blinken, White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield, Vice President Kamala Harris, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack – have tested positive in recent weeks.

VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

ABC News correspondent Jonathan Karl tested positive for COVID-19 just days after shaking hands with the president onstage at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on April 30. Several other dinner attendees have also caught COVID-19 over the past week.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the debt ceiling at an event in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 4 in Washington.  A California man was arrested in Iowa last week on his way to Washington DC, after being found with a "results list" featuring Biden, former presidents and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the debt ceiling at an event in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 4 in Washington. A California man was arrested in Iowa last week on his way to Washington DC, after being found with a “hit list” featuring Biden, former presidents and Dr Anthony Fauci.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden is regularly tested for COVID-19 and those expected to interact with him should also be tested, the White House said.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

The president received his second booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine in March, a day after health authorities approved a fourth vaccine for Americans over 50.

[ad_2]

You Can Read Also

Sports News

Advertisement

malek

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.