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Vice President Mike Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus

VP Mike PenceAn aide to Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive for  coronavirus, a senior administration official confirmed to NBC News on  Friday.

The confirmation comes a day after news broke that President Donald Trump’s personal valet had also tested positive.

A spokeswoman for Pence did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment.

Pence  was scheduled to travel to Des Moines, Iowa, in the morning, but his  departure from Andrews Air Force Base was delayed by nearly an hour as  staff dealt with news of the diagnosis. Reporters traveling with Pence  said several staffers disembarked from Air Force Two just before  takeoff.

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