President Trump Has COVID-19... Now What?


The world has all eyes on America this morning to see the ripple effect of President Trump's positive COVID-19 test...

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Officials just reported that Vice President Mike Pence tested negative for the virus. And now Congress will do everything possible to make sure the chain of command stays healthy.

That means that Pence, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senator Chuck Grassley will likely take extra precautions. They are No. 2 and No. 3 in the line of succession, after Pence.

Following CDC guidelines, President Trump is supposed to be in isolation for at least a couple of weeks. That means his campaign has effectively been "paused" in the final stretch...

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, who was in the same room with Trump for Tuesday night's debate, will also be tested today.

Worldwide markets even took a nosedive after Trump and his wife Melania announced they had tested positive for the coronavirus...

One trader in Tokyo said "his head was about to explode" when the news broke as prices for both Brent Crude and US crude oil slumped by 3%. The news also sent Dow futures tumbling almost 2%, while the S&P 500 also shed about 2%.

Experts say Trump's coronavirus throws even more uncertainty into the November election.

Check out more details on CNBC.