President Donald Trump gave an update on his health Saturday in a speech from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, saying he feels “much better now,” and thanking the public for an “outpouring of love.”
The video was the first significant message from Trump since he announced on Twitter early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19. But it failed to address the controversy that erupted in the wake of his illness.
Trump was transported to the hospital Friday with symptoms including a fever, congestion and a cough.
“I came here, wasn’t feeling so well,” Trump said from behind a desk at the hospital. “I feel much better now. We’re working hard to get me all the way back.”
He added, “I think I’ll be back soon. I look…