There’s a stir about this on social media as of 5:30 p.m. ET for the obvious reasons but it can’t be the case that Pence has COVID — I think. He’s speaking at a campaign event in Peoria, Arizona as I write this. The announcement that he was canceling tomorrow’s travel came slightly before that.
Even if you think the White House is depraved enough to have him follow through with the speech after he’d tested positive for the virus, it makes no sense that they’d telegraph beforehand that something might be wrong. The obvious move would have been to keep quiet, let the event happen, then put out a statement tonight announcing that he’s positive but that he wasn’t tested until after the event ended.
Still, though, curious: