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Former President TrumpDonald TrumpSacha Baron Cohen calls out 'danger of lies, hate and conspiracies' in Golden Globes speech Sorkin uses Abbie Hoffman quote to condemn Capitol violence: Democracy is 'something you do' Ex-Trump aide Pierson planning run for Congress MORE and former first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpJill Biden picks up where she left off The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden navigates pressures from Dems Former first lady launches 'Office of Melania Trump' MORE both received coronavirus vaccines in January, an adviser confirmed to The Hill on Monday.
The two got their first dose while in the White House and have since received their second dose, the adviser said. It was not clear whether they received the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.
The Trumps both contracted the coronavirus in late September, with the former president spending three days in the hospital due to more severe symptoms.
The former president did not initially get the vaccine, even as officials like then-Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceCPAC, all-in for Trump, is not what it used to be Democrats don't trust GOP on 1/6 commission: 'These people are dangerous' The Memo: CPAC fires starting gun on 2024 MORE did, with Trump and others citing the antibody therapy he received as part of his treatment for the virus.
Trump has in the past expressed skepticism about vaccines on social media, and experts worried that his past rhetoric and reluctance to get the shot while in office could contribute to broader vaccine hesitancy. Public polling has shown Republicans say they are less likely to get the coronavirus vaccine than Democrats.
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