The White House said the decision to transport him to Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre was taken “out of an abundance of caution”.
Mr Trump began exhibiting “mild symptoms” of Covid-19 on Thursday after disclosing that he and his wife had gone into quarantine late Wednesday.
The White House said he was feeling “fatigued but in good spirits”.
The president’s symptoms include a low-grade fever, according to the BBC’s US partner, CBS News.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is a legal scholar and jurist who has a lengthy list of publicly known achievements and accolades on her resume, but she is not a “Rhodes scholar” as White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany falsely said on Thursday
Before Barrett graduated summa cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College—in Tennessee.
Brad Parscale, a senior adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign who was involuntarily detained by police this weekend, said he is stepping away from the reelection effort and seeking help for what he called “overwhelming stress” on him and his family.
In a statement provided to POLITICO on Wednesday, Parscale’s wife, Candice, also denied that Parscale physically abused her, despite a police report in which said she told authorities the contrary.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) announced Tuesday that he believes President Trump should get to choose a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg regardless of whether he wins in November. The move clears the way for a vote this year by the GOP-led Senate on a nominee that Trump is expected to name Saturday.
Andrew Weissmann was one of Robert Mueller’s top deputies in the special counsel’s investigation of the 2016 election, and he’s about to publish the first insider account, called Where Law Ends: Inside the Mueller Investigation. The title comes from an adapted quote by the philosopher John Locke that’s inscribed on the façade of the Justice Department building in Washington, D.C.: “Wherever law ends, tyranny begins.”