Pelosi Discusses Continuity of Government Following Trump Covid Diagnosis


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says she’s not received word from the White House regarding Continuity of Government procedures that place her second in line to the presidency, following the president’s positive COVID diagnosis Friday.

“No, they haven’t,” Pelosi told MSNBC during an interview Friday morning.

“But that is an ongoing, not with the White House but with the military, quite frankly, in terms of the — some officials in the government,” she added.

The speaker’s statements come as President Trump confirmed Friday morning he and First Lady Melania both tested for the positive COVID-19 virus, however Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have both tested negative.


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