Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died from COVID-19

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Here is CNN:

Washington (CNN) Herman Cain, a onetime Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, has died from coronavirus, according to an obituary sent from his verified Twitter account and Newsmax

Cain, 74, was hospitalized earlier this month, and his Twitter account said this week he was being treated with oxygen in his lungs. It is unknown where Cain contracted the virus.

“You’re never ready for the kind of news we are grappling with this morning. But we have no choice but to seek and find God’s strength and comfort to deal,” his official Twitter account said Thursday.

As a co-chair of Black Voices for Trump, Cain was one of the surrogates at President Donald Trump’s June 20 rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma — which saw at least eight Trump advance team staffers in attendance test positive for coronavirus. Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh has told CNN that Cain did not meet with Trump at the Tulsa rally.

Read the rest here. We don’t know where Cain contracted the coronavirus. But it is certainly possible that he was a victim of Donald Trump’s decision to hold a campaign rally in Tulsa on June 20, 2020.

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain hospitalized with COVID-19

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Cain was at Trump’s recent rally in Tulsa. Here is Max Cohen at Politico:

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain announced on Thursday that he has been hospitalized with Covid-19, almost two weeks after attending President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Okla.

Cain was diagnosed with coronavirus on June 29, nine days after the president’s rally, and his symptoms worsened and required hospitalization on July 1, according to a statement from his Twitter account.

Read the rest here.