The Trump campaign sent pizza to supporters gathered outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as the commander-in-chief continues his battle against coronavirus inside.
Video captured by journalist Brendan Gutenschwager Sunday night showed a crowded swath of supporters being offered pizza while outside the Bethesda, Md., hospital where he is being treated.
The pizza, according to Politico, was sent over by the Trump campaign.
The campaign did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment, and a White House spokesperson said they were unaware of any pizza orders.
In video shared by Gutenschwager, a supporter could be heard shouting that, “Donald Trump brought us some pizza,” before encouraging others to come grab a slice.
On Friday evening, just hours after being admitted to Walter Reed, the commander-in-chief sent White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows out to thank the first supporters who had arrived outside.
“The president saw you, he said to come out here and thank you all with these chocolates,” before offering the cheering crowd candy bars.
Later that night, Meadows confirmed again that the president had sent him out to greet the supporters in a statement to Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle.”
“I want to read the message from Mark Meadows,” Ingraham said before reading a statement attributed to the chief of staff.
“This is the kind of president we have. He’s in the hospital with COVID, he sees the supporters out in front of the hospital live on your show, he sends me out to give Trump chocolate kisses to them as a thank you for the love and support they are sending his way,” Ingraham said, quoting Meadows.
On Sunday, President Trump also thanked his supporters by leaving the hospital and waving to them from the back seat of his car.
The president is expected to be released as soon as Monday, though an official discharge date and time has not been disclosed by the White House.
— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) October 4, 2020