Trump’s son Don Jr tests positive for Covid-19 Nov 22, 2020 0 263 12345 AFPWashingtonUS President Donald Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr has tested positive for Covid-19 and is quarantining without symptoms, the latest in a long list of infections among those with links to the White House.“Don tested positive at the start of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin since the result,” his spokesman said.“He’s been completely asymptomatic so far and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines,” the spokesman said of the 42-year-old.Trump Jr’s positive test follows infections for a string of others connected to the White House, including his father, who was hospitalized, the president’s wife Melania and Trump’s youngest son Barron.Donald Jr’s girlfriend, former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, also tested positive in July.Earlier Friday, Andrew Giuliani, a White House aide and son of the president’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, announced he had tested positive.Trump Jr is one of the most outspoken and aggressive defenders of his father, who is still refusing to recognize his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden in the November 3 presidential election.In the days after the vote, Trump Jr called for his father to go to “total war” against what he calls electoral fraud despite no evidence to support the claim.Like his father he has also consistently downplayed the pandemic, telling Fox News as the virus surged around the country last month that deaths from Covid-19 had fallen to “almost nothing.”Trump’s administration has been heavily criticized for its response to the pandemic and for downplaying the dangers.Many in the crowds at his pre-election rallies were often maskless and not abiding by social-distancing rules. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES G20 leaders meet online to grapple with Covid-19 fallout Nov 22, 2020 0 366 Pfizer/BioNTech file for emergency approval for virus vaccine Nov 22, 2020 0 282 ‘Numbers don’t lie:’ Walls close in on defiant Trump Nov 22, 2020 0 21 Hong Kong, Singapore travel bubble popped by virus spike Hong Kong: A planned travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore was scrapped a day before its launch on Saturday after the southern Chinese city announced a sudden spike in coronavirus cases. The decision is both a blow .. Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Biden on inauguration day Washington: Twitter confirmed on Saturday it will hand control of the presidential @POTUS account to Joe Biden when he is sworn in on inauguration day, even if President Donald Trump has not conceded his election loss. .. Erdogan urges dialogue with EU, says Turkey’s future in Europe Istanbul: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called on the European Union for dialogue, warning the bloc not to become a tool for enmity during escalating tensions over the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey’s .. Demonstrations held in France against planned security law dpa Paris Several thousand people demonstrated against a planned security law in France on Saturday, with protests taking place in Paris, Lille and Montpellier. The draft legislation, which was passed in part by the ..