Virginia, North Carolina leaders react after Pres. Trump, first lady test positive for COVID-19

Donald Trump, Melania Trump
Posted at 8:49 AM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 21:55:20-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Leaders and politicians from around the world have responded positively after news broke of President Trump and the First Lady getting COVID-19.

Their positive tests come just hours after the White House announced that senior aide Hope Hicks came down with the virus after traveling with the president several times this week.

And though the mass of responses seem to be wishing him well and for a speedy recovery, what are our local politicians saying?

Virginia Gov. Northam sent his well wishes:

North Carolina Gov. Cooper said he is praying for a quick recovery:

Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax

Virginia Senater Mark Warner

Local Virginia Representative Elaine Luria

Virginia Delegate Scott Taylor

Virginia Representative Donald McEachin

Virginia Beach Representative Bobby Scott