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Trump 'ready to go,' will see if Saturday rally possible - spokeswoman

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks to members of the media at the White House in Washington, U.S. October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said on Friday that President Donald Trump, who was hospitalized last weekend with COVID-19, is ready to go and seeing if a campaign rally is possible for this weekend.

“We’re just trying to keep up with the president who’s ready to go, ready to be out there, as soon as he gets the okay from his doctor,” McEnany said in a video call with Fox News. “There are medical tests underway that will ensure that when the president’s back out there, he will not be able to transmit the virus.”

Reporting by Lisa Lambert and Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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