Just over a week since he was hospitalized with Covid-19, President Trump is returning to his beloved rallies.
At 2 p.m., Mr. Trump appeared on a White House balcony and addressed a gathering of conservative activists on the South Lawn. More than 2,000 invitations went out for the event, according to one official.
On Monday, the president will return to must-win Florida for a “Make America Great Again” event at Orlando Sanford International Airport — his first battleground-state rally since testing positive for the virus.
Mr. Trump’s rationale is easy to discern: He is eager to get back into the fray. And, more to the point, he’s hungry for the adulation of his supporters.
But the political wisdom of attending campaign events as a lethal virus ripples through the White House staff is dubious, at best.
Mr. Trump’s insistence since leaving the hospital that Covid-19 was nothing to dwell on