Herman Cain, Who Attended Trump’s Tulsa Rally, Dies Of COVID-19 Complications
Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain died from COVID-19 complications this week, according to The Hill.
- A spokesperson for Cain confirmed his death, writing in an online post: “Herman Cain – our boss, our friend, like a father to so many of us – has passed away.”
"We knew when he was first hospitalized with COVID-19 that this was going to be a rough fight," [Cain’s website editor Dan] Calabrese said. "He had trouble breathing and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. We all prayed that the initial meds they gave him would get his breathing back to normal, but it became clear pretty quickly that he was in for a battle."
- The Hill reported that Cain was diagnosed with COVID-19 in June and hospitalized on July 1, about a week and half after attending President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- Cain posted a photo from the rally in which he and those around him were not wearing masks.
- However, per the report, it is unknown where Cain contracted the virus. Cain was 74.