Donald Trump Claims He Is Taking Hydroxychloroquine: ‘So Far, I Seem To Be Okay’


On Monday, President Donald Trump revealed that he was taking hydroxychloroquine and zinc to help stave off coronavirus.

Trump Reveals He’s Taking Hydroxychloroquine

“I happen to be taking it. I’m taking it. Hydroxychloroquine. Right now, yeah,” Trump said at the White House.

The President said that he had been using the medicine for about a week and a half.


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“I’m taking the two, the zinc and the hydroxy, and all I can tell you is, so far I seem to be ok,” Trump said.

Trump said he had received many positive letters about the effectiveness of the drug, including one from a doctor.

TRUMP: ‘I’m not going to get hurt by it’

“I’ve heard a lot of good stories and if it is not good, I will tell you right,” he said. “I’m not going to get hurt by it.”

“I’m still here,” Trump said, claiming that he had “zero symptoms” from the drug or the virus.

Trump said that he consulted with the White House doctor before taking the drug and was given the green light.

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President Trump said he wanted the country to know that it was fine to take.

“I want the people of this nation to feel good, I don’t want them being sick and there’s a very good chance that this has an impact, especially early on,” Trump said.

Doctors Criticize The President

Many mainstream and liberal-leaning news outlets as well as many doctors have criticized Trump for talking about the drug as a cure for the virus. Many of these pundits also had a hysterical reaction to the President’s announcement he was taking the drug.


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Still, President Trump remains optimistic.

“There’s a very good chance that this has an impact, especially early on,” Trump said.

He said that even health officials – doctors, nurses and others – were taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative measure.

“You know the expression that I’ve used … what do you have to lose?” he asked reporters. “What do you have to lose?”

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