After President Trump’s tragic diagnosis with coronavirus, White House Physician Sean Conley announced in a letter that he expects President Trump to continue his presidential duties in spite of his diagnosis.
Conley said, “Rest assured I expect the president to continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering, and I will keep you updated on any future developments.”
Conley’s letter comes in response to widespread rumors circulating through the media about the President’s capabilities. Some even speculate that President Trump shouldn’t be on the ballot in November.
Should the President’s condition worsen, the presidential responsibilities will fall to Vice President Mike Pence.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) follows Vice President Pence in the presidential line of succession. Some Democrats have been particularly gleeful about that fact, despite the fact that Pence is still very much well and capable of handling the presidency.
President Trump’s coronavirus infection certainly came out of left field for many, but the situation may not be as bad as initially thought. President Trump’s condition is stable and it is possible he will kick the virus with little difficulty.
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