Kimberly Guilfoyle tests positive for coronavirus ahead of President Trump’s Fourth of July event on Mount Rushmore
- Kimberly Guilfoyle, 51, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday
- Guilfoyle is a top official of Trump’s reelection campaign and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr.
- Guilfoyle is said to have had no contact with President Trump and was not on Air Force One prior to the event
- She is the third person in President Trump’s circle to test positive for the virus
DailyMail.com confirmed that 51-year-old Guilfoyle traveled to South Dakota with Donald Trump Jr., 42, with plans to watch the fireworks and listen to the President’s speech during Independence Day celebration.
The couple reportedly did not travel on Air Force One, and Guilfoyle was the only one who tested positive for the virus, according to a source of knowledge of her condition, ” The New York Times reports.
Kimberly Guilfoyle (right), pictured with her friend Donald Trump Jr. (left), tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday
It has become common practice for people within the Trump circle to be regularly tested for the virus as the pandemic continues to control the land and wave of infection in the southern US.
It is likely that the long drive will come out of the pockets of the taxpayer and the agents supervising the trip will have to isolate for two weeks.
Guilfoyle reportedly had no symptoms prior to diagnosis. ‘
She and Don Jr. have never met the Trump team and will, as a precaution, drive back from South Dakota all the way to the east coast, the New York Times reports.
Guilfoyle is said to be the third infected person to be in close contact with the President.
In May, both Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary and a personal servant serving Trump his food tested positive for the virus.