Trump sparked some confusion among reporters outside the White House on Thursday when he said he’d “tested very positively” for the virus that has now killed more than 96,000 people nationwide
“I tested very positively in another sense,” said Trump. “So this morning, I tested positively toward negative, right? So, no, I tested perfectly this morning, meaning I tested negative. But that’s a way of saying it, positively toward the negative.”
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Some people on Twitter likened Trump’s confusing comments to a scene from the U.S. version of “The Office.”
Others simply expressed astonishment at his garbled explanation:
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