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White House keeping access to Oval Office limited - chief of staff

FILE PHOTO: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows gestures as he talks to the media about U.S. President Donald Trump's health after the president was hospitalized for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., October 3, 2020. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump spent most of Wednesday afternoon in the Oval Office, with the White House keeping access to the room extremely limited, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said in an interview with Fox News Channel.

Asked when Trump’s last negative COVID-19 test was, Meadows said the White House does not get into the testing protocol.

Reporting by Tim Ahmann; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Leslie Adler

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