The White House had said it was looking for a “James Baker-like” figure to lead its postelection attempt to somehow find a way to win a second term. Mr. Baker is the former secretary of state who led the Republican charge during the 2000 Florida recount that secured the presidency for George W. Bush. They settled on Mr. Bossie, who is not a lawyer, but is one of Mr. Trump’s favorite defenders on television.Mr. Bossie, the deputy campaign manager in 2016 and the head of the conservative group Citizens United, is a veteran of 30 years of partisan warfare in Washington. His combative approach has always appealed to Mr. Trump. – Advertisement – In the days since Election Day, the Trump campaign has engaged in scattered efforts aimed at raising concerns and objections to voting issues in several states. Trump family members and a handful of loyalists, as well as the president himself, have held news conferences claiming irregularities, without presenting evidence. But there has been no single person in charge.- Advertisement – President Trump’s campaign is installing a Trump adviser, David Bossie, to lead the charge on lawsuits and other efforts related to contesting the outcomes of the election in several states, a campaign official said on Friday.Mr. Bossie was tapped by the Trump campaign manager, Bill Stepien, and the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to take on the role, as the president’s advisers have vowed to continue legal fights over the tabulation of votes in a string of states, officials said.- Advertisement – Putting Mr. Bossie there is an attempt to rectify that.
Comment Advertisement Advertisement Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta reveals the moment he suspected he had contracted coronavirus Evangelos Marinakis has recovered after testing positive for COVID-19 (Picture: Getty)On just how quickly the situation accelerated, Arteta continued: ‘Absolutely. All the news we had was from China, from Italy and then Spain. ‘Myself, I had it at home. Then you realise, “Wow, everybody can be exposed here, this is very serious” and you start to think of all the people you’ve been in contact with and the other people that can be related to us. That’s when the fear comes. ‘In terms of symptoms, it was a normal virus for me.I had three of four difficult days with a bit of a temperature, a dry cough and some discomfort in my chest. That was it.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘The difficulty is that I was worried about the three kids I have at home. My missus has been through it and our nanny has been through it. Thank God, the kids never got it and we’re all completely fine now.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Mikel Arteta sanctions Arsenal transfer move for Valencia midfielder Carlos SolerMORE: Ian Wright slams Arsenal over ‘ridiculous’ Luis Suarez bid Arteta feared the worst when he heard the news about Marinakis (Picture: Arsenal FC) Visit our live blog for the latest updates Coronavirus news liveThere were fears for Arteta and the rest of Arsenal’s squad after it was announced that Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis had tested positive for coronavirus on March 11. Marinakis reportedly shook hands with a first-team member of Arsenal’s squad when Olympiacos faced the Gunners at the Emirates and Arteta feared the worst when he heard learned about the Greek’s diagnosis.‘I’m feeling completely recovered. It’s true I started having symptoms,’ Arteta said in an interview with Arsenal’s official website.‘We got the phone call from the club to let us know that we might have been exposed to the virus because of the owner of Olympiacos and in that moment I felt something within me that I had it. ‘We had a game the following day against Manchester City so I made the decision to call the doctor straight away and I asked him to drive home.‘I spoke with Raul [Sanllehi], Edu, Vinai [Venkatesham], Huss [Fahmy] and we set up a meeting together and I said, “Listen, we have a couple of players that have been exposed. There is a massive risk there and as well I am the first one feeling the symptoms, very clear symptoms, so if that’s the case then all the players and all the people related the club that are in contact with me on a daily basis are exposed. So we cannot make that decision. We have to speak to the Premier League, to Manchester City and we have to make the decision pretty quickly”. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus earlier this month (Picture: Getty)Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has lifted the lid on the moment he suspected he had contracted coronavirus but reassured fans that he has since made a full recovery and he and his family are all ‘completely fine now’.The Gunners were forced to shut down their London Colney and Hale End training bases after Arteta tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month and players were told to self-isolate to help curb the spread of the virus. Less than a week later, all English football was suspended until April 30 at the earliest and there remains uncertainty over how the remainder of the 2019/20 season will be played out.AdvertisementAdvertisementRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveADVERTISEMENT Metro Sport ReporterThursday 26 Mar 2020 7:47 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link355Shares