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Obama wishes Trump a speedy recovery

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Speaking at a grassroots fundraiser event on Friday (October 2), Obama said he and wife Michelle were hopeful Trump and the First Lady were getting the care they needed.

Trump revealed Friday that he and wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19.

Late Friday, The White House said President Trump was taken to the hospital out of an abundance of caution.

Video Transcript

BARACK OBAMA: Let me start, by the way, by just stating that although we're in the midst of a big political fight, and we take that very seriously, we also want to extend our best wishes to the President of the United States, the First Lady. Michelle and I are hopeful that they, and others who have been affected by COVID-19 around the country, are getting the care that they need, that they are going to be on the path to a speedy recovery.