White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Has COVID-19
By AAMER MADHANI and ZEKE MILLER, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki says she has contracted COVID-19. Psaki is not traveling with President Joe Biden, who has been in Rome this weekend for a Group of 20 summit, and is headed to Scotland on Monday for a U.N. climate summit.
She says she was last in contact with Biden on Tuesday, when she met him in the White House. Psaki says they were more than 6 feet apart and wearing masks. She had planned to travel with the president but scrapped the trip after learning that members of her household had tested positive for COVID-19.