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BREAKING: Trump reportedly to tap Pence to assume duties if COVID symptoms worsen

By Tim Darnell, Atlanta Journal-Constitution #local-all

President Donald Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunges the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the presidential election.

Trump said he and Mrs. Trump were quarantining. The White House physician said the president is expected to continue carrying out his duties “without disruption” while recovering.

Here are the latest developments:

1:45 p.m. Trump’s reelection campaign has announced the postponement of all of the president’s upcoming appearances. Some events may be held virtually.

1:31 p.m. President Trump reportedly plans to tap Vice President Mike Pence to assume his duties if his coronavirus symptoms worsen.