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Trump taken to hospital

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Katek Fri 02-Oct-20 22:28:14

That was quick......wonder what’s going on?

Curlywhirly Fri 02-Oct-20 22:33:11

I know, John Sopel, North American BBC Editor, said that the White House has a fully staffed and equiped medical centre of its own, so it is strange that he has been moved.

Kamiso Fri 02-Oct-20 22:36:19

Presumably not such a mild case after all? Not really sure what to say without being a hypocrite. Just have to wish him well and hope he learns something from it.

Now I feel mean!

Katek Fri 02-Oct-20 22:37:44

He was on tv just 24 hours ago.... virus usually seems to take longer than this to worsen.

NfkDumpling Fri 02-Oct-20 22:51:37

It's only a precaution. He's perfectly fine!!!!

MissAdventure Fri 02-Oct-20 22:56:02

I'm sure they'll err on the side of caution with him.

suziewoozie Fri 02-Oct-20 23:00:07

As if they’d tell the truth. We were lied to about Johnson.

paddyanne Fri 02-Oct-20 23:02:10

yep,he's copying Boris , a wee rest in hospital and a diet while he's there and he can come out looking as if he's been ill...its the new fridge hideaway .

Furret Fri 02-Oct-20 23:02:11

They are calling it an excess of caution

suziewoozie Fri 02-Oct-20 23:04:47

We can’t believe a word they say.

Welshwife Fri 02-Oct-20 23:30:13

On Newsnight they said that the facilities at the White House are nothing like they have in the hospital.

MrsRochester Fri 02-Oct-20 23:38:46

Looking at him walking to the helicopter, he doesn’t appear unwell.

Can’t stand him but wish him well.

suziewoozie Fri 02-Oct-20 23:43:05

Johnson apparently walked unaided to the car that took him to hospital so they say - who knows? As if we are told the truth.

Lucca Sat 03-Oct-20 06:09:15


Presumably not such a mild case after all? Not really sure what to say without being a hypocrite. Just have to wish him well and hope he learns something from it.

Now I feel mean!

Not mean. Honest !

vegansrock Sat 03-Oct-20 06:16:19

He will be fine. He is a billionaire. He will have the best treatment on tap not available to millions of others. He will come out all super smug about being fit and in tremendous shape, and how America has the best healthcare in the world, and we shouldn’t worry about a bit of Chinese flu etc.

EllanVannin Sat 03-Oct-20 07:04:31

This virus doesn't care how much money anyone has ! Or how well looked after you are with the best of everything.

Jaberwok Sat 03-Oct-20 07:19:04

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Calendargirl Sat 03-Oct-20 07:20:57

Melania probably encouraged Donald to go into hospital. She maybe felt she would rather isolate on her own!

Whitewavemark2 Sat 03-Oct-20 07:23:38

Apparently been given two experimental anti- viral drugs in the form of a cocktail.

Jaberwok Sat 03-Oct-20 07:24:37

There is no particular treatment for Covid so being wealthy makes absolutely no difference to the progress of this virus. I am no fan of Trump, but certainly wish him well and a speedy recovery, as I would with anyone else.

Grandma70s Sat 03-Oct-20 07:34:04

If he was an ordinary American citizen he wouldn’t be able to afford to go into hospital.

I’m cynical. It might improve the sympathy vote.

Gwyneth Sat 03-Oct-20 07:44:50

Are you accusing the hard working staff at St. Thomas’ hospital who have put their lives at risk throughout this pandemic of lying? Absolutely disgraceful comment. How low can someone sink to make such a statement about our dedicated NHS workers.

Oopsminty Sat 03-Oct-20 07:45:00

All the money in the world won't help . He'll get excellent care but that's not a guarantee.

I've been impressed with American friends who loathe Trump and all he stands for. Their social media is usually filled with fierce criticism. As is their right.

Not now though. They are wishing him well. Along with the likes of Obama. Biden has withdrawn the negative adverts. They appear to be more mature than some of us. I'm sure the critics will be out in force once he's better.

There was an actor on Breakfast TV yesterday, talking to Kate Garroway. She was visibly shocked when this chap said he was jumping for joy at the news. She knows all about the horrors that Covid can inflict on people.

I am no fan of Trump and all he stands for but I find it rather sad when people , (not on here) are wishing him ill.

Gwyneth Sat 03-Oct-20 07:48:14

suziewoozie could you also explain how the staff at the hospital lied to us re Boris Johnson? What evidence have you got that these amazing doctors and nurses lied. Again an absolutely appalling comment re our dedicated NHS staff.

BlueBelle Sat 03-Oct-20 08:02:59

Well they are pumping enough chemicals into him from what I heard on the radio this morning so he’s either worse than he thought or the spokespeople say, or it’s a North Korea mock up
No idea which it is and wouldn’t care if it didn’t impact on the whole world
They appear to be more mature than some of us or less genuine oppsminty From a country that says ‘have a nice day’ to everyone when they really couldn’t care less what your day is like