COVID-19/HEALTHCARE: [Marc Siegel: “Mr. President, lessons learned from this — from your own illness, that you would apply to the ship — to stewarding the ship forward in the fight in the pandemic, and how you can apply it to other people that have COVID-19, and how to prevent getting COVID-19, lessons learned?”]
“I think the biggest thing is that I did do it early. Now, I have such great access to medical. We have the White House doctor, who’s great, and you have so many great doctors. So, it’s a lot easier for me than somebody that’s not — doesn’t have access to a doctor so easily, where it’s a big deal to see a doctor.
But, you know, here we have them all over the White House, frankly. They’re watching every corner…
And I know there’s a danger, but I can’t be somebody that goes into a basement and just hides in a basement for the rest of my life. I’m running a country, the greatest country in the world. So what I think the big secret for me was I got there very early. And I think it would have gotten a lot worse. One of the doctors said he thought it would have gotten a lot worse.”
-Donald Trump as quoted by Factbase, “Interview: Marc Siegel Interviews Donald Trump on Fox News Channel – October 9, 2020,” factba.se, Oct. 9, 2020