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Documents show Trump campaign ignored coronavirus guidelines at Duluth rally: report

Added 10-24-20 07:57:03pm EST - “President Trump's reelection campaign seemingly ignored previously agreed upon health guidelines at its Sept.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Documents show Trump campaign ignored coronavirus guidelines at Duluth rally: report”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump, Jared Kusher's lawyer threatens to sue Lincoln Project over Times Square billboards Facebook, Twitter CEOs to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on Nov. 17 Sanders hits back at Trump's attack on 'socialized medicine' MORE’s reelection campaign seemingly ignored previously agreed upon health guidelines at its Sept. 30 rally in Duluth, Minn., just two days before the president was diagnosed with COVID-19, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. 

The Post reported Saturday that in the days leading up to the Duluth rally, the Trump campaign signed an agreement with local officials to follow health guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of the virus, including capping rally attendance at 250 people. 

However, as Trump supporters arrived at the tarmac of Duluth International Airport hours ahead of the rally, with many not socially distancing or wearing face masks, an airport official contacted the campaign. 

“We have been notified that the 250 person limit has been exceeded,” an airport representative reportedly wrote in an email. “This email serves as our notice of a contract violation and we are requesting you remedy the situation.”

According to the Post, the campaign did not respond to the email or take any actions to address the warning. 

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