Claiming he’s cured of COVID-19, Donald Trump is Sanford-bound
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Monday evening stop in Sanford slated.

President Donald Trump contends that he is over COVID-19, and he will return to the campaign trail Monday with a rescheduled rally in Central Florida.

Monday evening finds the President bringing his “Make America Great Again” roadshow to Sanford, for a 7 p.m. hangar event at Orlando-Sanford International Airport.

Trump, who was diagnosed just over a week ago and hospitalized soon thereafter, has been messaging a strong recovery from the disease caused by the new coronavirus that has killed well over 200,000 people.

The President had teased a return to Florida as early as Saturday but instead will address people at the White House from a balcony, which may curb concerns about transmission.

In media appearances late this week, including a two-hour stint on Friday afternoon’s edition of the Rush Limbaugh radio program, the President contended that he is fully recovered from the novel coronavirus and that a “cure” modeled after his treatment will be available nationwide soon.

“We have a cure, some call it a therapeutic. I call it a cure that most have never heard of that’s going to be out very soon,” Trump assured Limbaugh in the noon hour. 

The President was referring to plans announced to provide over a million doses of the same treatment the President received, pending approval by the Food and Drug Administration.

“I was in not great shape, but we had a medicine that healed me,” Trump said of the Regeneron antibody cocktail he was given at Walter Reed Hospital this week.

“This is a total game-changer, it’s so good,” Trump said, noting that the “FDA is approving things in one week that would have taken three years … and they’re great things.”

The President has expressed similar confidence in his recovery and the novel treatment in other recent interviews.

Speaking Thursday night on Fox News Channel, Trump said he was ready to get back on the campaign trail, and feels “perfect” just one week after his COVID-19 diagnosis.

Trump surrogates, meanwhile, are traveling the state in the candidate’s absence.

Son Eric Trump addressed supporters in Jacksonville on Friday.

And on Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. will lead the four-stop “Fighters Against Socialism” bus tour through Central and South Florida markets.

Vice President Mike Pence, meanwhile, will be in Florida Saturday, with stops in Orlando and the Villages.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


7 comments

  • S B ANTHONY

    October 9, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    Trump is the virus, and the cure is the ballot box on November 3rd.

  • DisplacedCTYankee

    October 9, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    Maybe that Sanford hangar is where the remains of the Hindenburg are stored. That would be appropriate.

  • Frankie M.

    October 9, 2020 at 5:52 pm

    Thank God for waivers!! They absolve all kinds of sins.

  • Joe Fatala

    October 9, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    Hey, all you Sanfordoinains, you better start practicing holding your breath! The Sociopath in Chief Virus Spreader is headed your way. And he won’t be satisfied until you’re all cured………………………………….or dead.

  • Sonja Fitch

    October 9, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    Unless Trump dies Trump lies! Hope Duffus Desantis and Nazi Rick crazy Gaetz and of courseRutherford are right there by the trumpvirus Trump!

  • Ocean Joe

    October 9, 2020 at 7:08 pm

    What did Sanford ever do to deserve this?

  • Frankie M.

    October 10, 2020 at 11:01 am

    Maybe he can stay at the Super 8 motel?? There was another leader that used to give balcony speeches…

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