The Daily Beast: Trump Actually Believes He Can Sell Himself to America as a COVID-Conquering Hero

The Daily Beast: Trump Actually Believes He Can Sell Himself to America as a COVID-Conquering Hero. “The president repeatedly claimed that once he recovers from the coronavirus—for which first lady Melania Trump, his campaign manager, debate sparing partner, press secretary, and other aides also tested positive—he’ll be able to present himself as a conqueror of it, both personally and politically. The notion might seem far-fetched, considering the poor marks Trump’s received for his handling of the pandemic. But according to the knowledgeable sources, the president insisted that this would be a campaign asset, as he’d be able to say ‘I know what people are going through,’ one of the sources recounted him saying.”

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