"She tested positive and she got better so fast. That's called being young, strong. Young, strong, but she's been fantastic," Trump told his supporters in his second of three public campaign events in Florida on Friday.
DONALD TRUMP: I will deliver optimism, opportunity, and hope. Speaking of Hope, Hope Hicks is here. Where's Hope Hicks?
Where's Hope Hicks? The great Hope Hicks. You know, she was tested positive, but she's OK. (SHOUTING) Where's Hope?
We want Hope, right?
She's shy, but not that shy. Hope. We want Hope. Say--
- We want Hope. We want Hope. We want Hope. We want Hope. We want Hope. We want Hope. We want Hope.
HOPE HICKS: [LAUGHS] Hi! We can share a microphone now.
DONALD TRUMP: It's [? great to see you. ?]
HOPE HICKS: Thank you all so much. And thank you, President Trump. I have stage fright, so-- [LAUGHS]
DONALD TRUMP: Oh, she's great. So she tested positive. And she got better so fast. It was like-- that's called being young, strong, right? Young and strong.
But she's been fantastic. Thank you, Hope. We're proud of you, Hope.