First Lady cancels first campaign appearance at Trump’s side

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Melania Trump was actually supposed to do her first campaign appearance with Donald Trump, but the first lady has to cancel. The reason for this is persistent cough.

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First Lady Melania Trump has canceled her first campaign appearance alongside US President Donald Trump in almost two months. Melania Trump suffers from a “persistent cough” and will not travel out of caution, said her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. But after her recovery from Covid-19, she is doing better every day. Melania Trump was supposed to accompany her husband to his campaign event on Tuesday evening (local time) in Erie in the embattled state of Pennsylvania.

Melania Trump last campaigned for the re-election of her husband with a speech in the Rose Garden of the White House at the Republican Congress on August 25. Otherwise she held back noticeably during the election campaign. Other Trump family members, on the other hand, appear again and again in the election campaign. Republican Trump will take on his Democratic challenger Joe Biden on November 3rd. Biden is currently ahead in polls.

Melania (50) and Donald Trump (74) had tested positive for the corona virus at the beginning of the month, according to the White House. The 14-year-old son Barron was also infected, but remained symptom-free, according to his mother. Donald Trump was treated in the hospital for three nights. In the meantime, however, he has returned to the election campaign at full speed and sometimes completes several events a day. Melania Trump described the course of her illness in a message from last week as “a roller coaster of symptoms”.

Obama speaks at drive-in event

In Pennsylvania, too, ex-President Barack Obama will hold his first campaign event on Wednesday in favor of his former deputy Joe Biden. The first black president in US history will appear in the city of Pennsylvania at a drive-through event where the audience will remain in their cars because of the corona pandemic.

Obama, highly respected by the Democrats, had already video messages behind Biden, who had served him as Vice President for eight years. The 59-year-old has also taken part in online campaign fundraising events.

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