Reverend Perry Cleek, the pastor who attended an event at the White House with President Trump and other officials on July 13, tested positive for COVID-19 a week after the meeting occurred. Rev. Cleek was attending a roundtable event focused on US law enforcement after his donations to police officers in his community drew media attention around the country. The pastor started experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 on July 21, the website for CBS and ABC Tennessee affiliate WJHL-TV first reported. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.
A pastor from northeastern Tennessee who met with President Donald Trump and other administration officials at the White House on July 13 started experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and tested positive for the virus one week later.