A number of people in President Donald Trump’s direct orbit have been diagnosed with COVID-19 over the past several months — and each and every time, those on the left are more than happy to pounce on it. This time seems to be no different.
According to The New York Times, Trump’s personal lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the latest person in the president’s inner-circle to catch the coronavirus. The Times cited anonymous sources who revealed that Giuliani has been admitted to a Washington-area hospital as a precaution.
Trump, for his part, confirmed Giuliani’s diagnosis in a Sunday afternoon tweet.
.@RudyGiuliani, by far the greatest mayor in the history of NYC, and who has been working tirelessly exposing the most corrupt election (by far!) in the history of the USA, has tested positive for the China Virus. Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!!!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2020
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Giuliani was reportedly admitted to Georgetown University Medical Center upon learning of his positive test results because his age puts him at higher risk for complications from COVID-19.
Some reports suggested that the 76-year-old lawyer could have caught the virus from his son, Andrew Giuliani, who works in the White House as an adviser. Giuliani was last seen with his son in public at a news conference on Nov. 19, The New York Times reported.
As they typically do when a high-profile politician — especially a Republican — catches COVID-19, reporters immediately set out to determine where Giuliani has made public appearances over the past two weeks to determine if anyone could have come into contact with him while he was possibly contagious.
Of course, Giuliani has made several public appearances in that time frame, as he and other lawyers have been busy attempting to prove allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election.
Most recently, Giuliani attended several hearings in different battleground states in an attempt to raise awareness of fraud that he claims took place. Two of those recent public appearances happened in Georgia and in Michigan, with the Times making sure to point out that Giuliani was maskless on both occasions.
While those on the left sneered, a number of high-profile Republicans and Trump allies from Congress, the White House, and the media wished Giuliani a speedy recovery. One of those people cheering on “America’s Mayor” was conservative radio legend Rush Limbaugh.
“Mayor Rudy Giuliani, America’s Mayor, is giving everything he has fighting for a fair and legal election. Very proud of you. Get well Rudy! God Bless,” Limbaugh tweeted.
In the meantime, it seems his COVID-19 diagnosis hasn’t slowed Giuliani down. “Thank you to all my friends and followers for all the prayers and kind wishes. I’m getting great care and feeling good,” the former mayor wrote in an optimistic tweet Sunday. “Recovering quickly and keeping up with everything.”