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Fri Jul 3, 2020, 01:00 AM

Secret Service agents preparing for Pence Arizona trip contracted coronavirus

Source: Washington Post

Vice President Pence’s trip to Arizona this week had to be postponed by a day after several Secret Service agents who helped organize the visit either tested positive for the coronavirus or were showing symptoms of being infected.

Pence was scheduled to go to Phoenix on Tuesday but went on Wednesday instead so that healthy agents could be deployed for his visit, according to two senior administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe private details of the trip.

Arizona has seen a spike in cases in recent weeks, and Pence scaled back the trip before the delay because of the growing amount of infections in the state.

Pence’s staff was concerned last weekend about their ability to hold planned public events in Tucson and Yuma due to the outbreak, one administration official said, and decided on Saturday to visit only Phoenix for a much smaller meeting — a public health briefing with Gov. Doug Ducey (R) and local health care leaders.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/secret-service-agents-preparing-for-pence-arizona-trip-contracted-coronavirus/2020/07/02/8029280c-bc97-11ea-bdaf-a129f921026f_story.html

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Zorro Jul 3 OP
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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Fri Jul 3, 2020, 05:59 AM

1. So, Mike was unable

to "pray it away"? Risking the lives and families of these agents is very selfish. He did brag about how well tRump is handling this epidemic, though. Yeah, right. Ignoring it can not be called "handling it". Pence is such a toady, milquetoast excuse for a man. Mother is probably the only female who ever looked at him twice, so he married her before she got away.

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Fri Jul 3, 2020, 06:57 AM

2. There is no reason for anyone to be traveling to virus hotspots.

Pence and Trump both need to stop traveling and causing their Secret Service staff to get the virus. And it would help if they would announce why they’re not traveling and tell their supporters to stay home and stop spreading the virus, which we should be calling the Trump virus.

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Fri Jul 3, 2020, 07:06 AM

3. In the Trump Administration....

COVID19 has become a game of DODGEBALL. Trump and Pence so far, seemed to have been MISSED, but staff, secret service agents and now Herman Cain have contracted it!

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Fri Jul 3, 2020, 10:40 AM

4. Thoughts and prayers....

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