President Donald Trump went on a riddle of a tangent Thursday in response to a question about how much longer he’ll be taking the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.
After saying he plans on wrapping up the treatment in two days, Trump asserted that he once again tested negative for the virus — but not in a remotely straightforward way.
“I tested very positively in another sense so— this morning,” Trump said. “Yeah. I tested positively toward negative, right. So. I tested perfectly this morning. Meaning I tested negative.”
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A quick but understandable misinterpretation of President Donald Trump’s latest comments could have sent markets plummeting.
Trump was conducting his usual exchange with reporters before getting on Marine One — sometimes known as “chopper talk” — when he went on a riddle of a tangent.
A reporter asked the president how much longer he would be taking the hydroxychloroquine for.
Trump said it would be for two more days before going on a strange tangent about his testing.
“And I’m still here, I’m still here,” Trump said. “I tested very positively in another sense so— this morning. Yeah. I tested positively toward negative, right. So. I tested perfectly this …read more
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