Kansas City has a penchant for "royalty" when it comes to our pro-sports teams. This town celebrates "Chiefs Kingdom" and the World Series run for the Royals was dominated by the cheese-ball "Take The Crown" slogan. Nevertheless, for better or worse, this town's penchant for nobility offers an important glimpse at the American psyche overall.
And so, the biblical allusion about king & country offers an alternative but familiar starting point for this quick glimpse at the President's health that remains the subject of debate and speculation . . .
Accordingly, here are mainstream media news items that deserve consideration . . .
President Trump, who was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday for COVID-19 treatment, is "still not on a clear path to recovery," a source familiar with the president's health said Saturday. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid joins "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell for an update on the president's health.
Peek At Pandemic Treatment
Trump given second dose of Remdesivir 'without complication', 'not yet out of the woods', Conley says
White House physician Sean Conley released an update regarding 's COVID-19 treatment Saturday night at Walter Reed hospital, stating that the president received a second dose of Remdesivir "without complications." The doctor added that while he was cautiously optimistic about Trump's recovery, the president is "not yet out of the woods."
Prez Trump Works Through Coronavirus
The White House released photos on Saturday night that showed President Donald Trump working hard while being confined to Walter Reed Medical Center following his coronavirus diagnosis late this week. Ben Williamson, White House Senior Communications Advisor, tweeted out one of the photographs of Trump, writing: "The guy's a machine.
Doctor Double Talk
Doctors treating President Donald Trump for Covid-19 created confusion on Saturday with remarks during a briefing that appeared to shift the timeline of Trump's positive coronavirus test and treatment. Trump's physician, Dr. Sean Conley, released a statement afterward to try to clarify the comments.
COVID Statement From Prez
President Trump released a video from Walter Reed Medical Center Saturday evening, informing Americans that he felt "much better" after entering the facility and was committed to defeating the coronavirus. "I came here, wasn't feeling so well. I feel much better now. We're working hard to get me all the way back.
And so, for our beloved late night visitors, all of this inspires tonight's playlist . . .
As always, thanks for reading this week and have a safe and fun Saturday night.