Political Strategists Detail Impact Of Pres. Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test On Presidential Race In Western Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — How will President Donald Trump’s diagnosis of coronavirus impact the race for the presidency, especially here in western Pennsylvania?
Two local political strategists offered their insights to KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Friday. A presidential election is well underway with voters voting right now.
“Obviously, President Trump’s COVID diagnosis is going to fundamentally change the way the campaign operates. The huge rallies that he loves so much that he has been doing are obviously going to be put on hold,” says Republican strategist Mike DeVanney.
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The Trump events like those in Latrobe and Moon are out for a while, but DeVanney says, ironically, this bout with COVID may actually help the president.
“If you look at other world leaders who have contracted this virus, which there are more than a handful, you’ve actually