Trump holds back-to-back rallies

The president kicked off his “Salute to America” event with remarks at the White House.
2:54 | 07/05/20

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Meantime president trump is celebrating this fourth of July holiday big first with fireworks and fly overs of mount Rushmore last night. Arranging military fly overs in cities along the East Coast including. This one in Boston. And tonight with a salute to America in Washington DC all of it pushing the virus out of mind ABC's Rachel Scott is there in the capital. Tonight the corona virus cases on the rise the president pushing forward with back to back fourth of July celebrations. Happy fourth of July. To everyone. Kicking off tonight's salute to a mere that would remarks at the White House spectators filing into the National Mall the leading fireworks and fly overs. So obviously you are mask and we brought on what I don't Wear masks that night. Even one iota concerned about getting run a virus. Despite warnings from DC to stay home it one two. Send a message to our residents who enjoy the fourth of July. To celebrate according to org items. And to do it at home. The president just back from mount Rushmore. He delivered a divisive speech. Railing against the toppling of controversial monument. Our nation is witnessing a merciless campaign to wipe out our history. Defame our heroes. Erase our values. And indoctrinate. Our children. Protesters gathering at the hardly. About 3700 people crowded the at but the eater sitting inches apart. No social distancing. Few mass insight. The president only briefly touched on the virus which she has said repeatedly might just disappear. Tonight news it is spreading in his inner circle Kimberly Guilfoyle Donald Trump junior girlfriend and top campaign fund raising official. Testing positive for Kobe nineteen in South Dakota ahead of the events. In the statement the campaign's fund raising committee said Guilfoyle who is asymptomatic. Was immediately isolated to limit any exposure. And as a precaution will cancel all upcoming events adding Donald Trump junior was tested negative. But as a precaution is also self isolating noting the couple did not travel on airports want or come into contact with the president. Two weeks ago Gil well spoke at the president's rally in Tulsa seats here without a mask. Several campaign staffers and members of the Secret Service testing positive they are Q. And what officials have 300000. Face coverings on hand to pass out to visitors on a typical independence they'd this theory would normally be packed with people. But residents here in DC seem to be taking those warnings from health experts and the mayor of DC very seriously. When Rachel Scott in Washington thanks to you tonight.

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