Trump acknowledges in O’Reilly interview that he’s gotten a booster shot

 

Former President Donald Trump said he received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. Trump said he got the booster in comments during an onstage interview Sunday with former Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly on their speaking tour. “Both the president and I are vaxed and, uh, did you get the booster?” O’Reilly asked him. “Yes,” Trump said.

“I got it, too,” O’Reilly replied, which appeared to prompt some in the audience to boo. Coronavirus Update: Biden bolsters COVID-19 effort as highly contagious omicron variant spreads fast and WHO urges people to cancel Christmas parties “Oh, don’t, don’t, don’t,” Trump said, waving his hand toward the crowd in Dallas. “Look, we did something that was historic. We saved tens of millions of lives world-wide — we, together, all of us, not me — we,” Trump said of his administration’s push to quickly develop COVID-19 vaccines. From the archives (March 2021): Donald Trump and wife Melania were vaccinated against COVID-19 before leaving White House

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