By Jesse Sarles

(CBS4) – Colorado’s Congressional delegation is wishing President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump a speedy recovery after they both tested positive for COVID-19. The president says he and his wife are going into quarantine immediately. White House physician Sean Conley released a statement saying the president and first lady are both doing well.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the first U.S. presidential debate hosted by Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the first U.S. presidential debate on Tuesday. (credit: Matthew Hatcher/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican and Colorado’s junior senator, tweeted: Cory Gardner “I’m wishing a quick recovery for the President, First Lady, and everyone across our country who has experienced #COVID19. We will get through this pandemic by working together and staying united.”

Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat and Colorado’s senior senator, tweeted: “We all wish the President, the First Lady, and Hope Hicks a speedy and full recovery. As the coronavirus continues to spread, I urge everyone to social distance and wear a mask to keep themselves and others safe.”

Rep. Ken Buck, a Republican who represents Colorado’s 4th Congressional District, tweeted “I am wishing @POTUS and @FLOTUS a speedy recovery. My prayers are with you both.”

Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 7th Congressional District, tweeted: “The President and First Lady’s COVID diagnosis, while I wish them a full recovery, is a perfect example of how critical it is to wear your mask and to social distance from others. Everyone needs to take this virus seriously and follow local health guidelines.”

Rep. Diane DeGette, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 1st Congressional District, tweeted “My thoughts and prayers are with them and the millions of others who have been diagnosed with this terrible disease. … We, as a country, can and will get through this awful chapter in our nation’s history – but we have to do it TOGETHER.”

Rep. Joe Neguse, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, tweeted “Andrea and I wish President Trump and the First Lady a quick and full recovery. Folks, please be careful, wear your mask, and stay safe.”

Rep. Jason Crow, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 6th Congressional District, tweeted: “Keeping the President, First Lady, and members of their staff in our thoughts for a quick recovery. COVID-19 is a serious disease and we must stay vigilant against its spread.”

Jesse Sarles

Comments (5)
  1. Lou says:

    He got exactly what he deserved. Couldn’t have happened to a better person. . Maybe he’ll finally wise up.

    1. Kim says:

      You are one sad piece of poop, Karma. You are most likely voting for the lying dog faced pony soldier!

  2. Michael Corn says:

    I hope he gets the covid and goes through what 200,000 families have gone through in our country. We all know that he is unqualified. Please invoke the 25th amendment.

    1. Kim says:

      Sadly, another vote for Dementia Joe. You old, sad fool!

  3. Disgusting! All of them are members of the anti-American Fascist (Republican) and Collaborationist (Democratic) Parties, of course.

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