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Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.'s partner and a top fundraising official for the Trump campaign, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, The New York Times reports.

Why it matters: Guilfoyle is the third person in President Trump’s circle known to have contracted the coronavirus. Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary tested positive, as did a personal valet who served Trump food.

The state of play: Guilfoyle was set to attend the president's Independence Day event in South Dakota, but canceled. She did not travel with Trump on Air Force One, according to the Times.

  • Donald Trump Jr. has tested negative for the virus, but will be self-isolating as a precaution and has canceled his events.

What they're saying: Sergio Gor, the chief of staff for the Trump Victory Finance Committee, said, Guilfoyle “was immediately isolated to limit any exposure... She’s doing well, and will be retested to ensure the diagnosis is correct since she’s asymptomatic, but as a precaution will cancel all upcoming events.”

Go deeper: Six Trump campaign staffers test positive for coronavirus ahead of Tulsa rally

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Scoop: Trump wants to hit campaign trail every day through election

President Trump addresses hundreds of supporters on the White House South Lawn on Saturday, eight days after he was hospitalized for COVID-19. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

President Trump has asked his campaign to put him on the road every single day from now until Nov. 3.

Behind the scenes: His team is in the process of scheduling events to make that happen, two sources familiar with the discussions tell Axios. But not everyone thinks this is a good idea. One adviser said, “He’s going to kill himself.”

Oct 10, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Adding it up: "The Swamp That Trump Built"

Despite Donald Trump's crowd-pleasing campaign pledge to "drain the swamp," his family business discovered a lucrative new revenue stream once he was in office — people who wanted something from the president, the N.Y. Times reports in a 10-byline tour de force for Sunday's paper.

What they found: "An investigation by The Times found over 200 companies, special-interest groups and foreign governments that patronized Mr. Trump’s properties while reaping benefits from him and his administration," the Times wrote.

Oct 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Twitter flags misleading Trump tweet claiming he's "immune" from COVID-19

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Twitter flagged a tweet from President Trump on Sunday morning in which he claimed, without evidence, that he is now "immune" to the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Trump continues to be one of the most prominent sources of coronavirus misinformation, eight months into the pandemic.