'It's amazing stuff': Trump says he 'all in favor' of the vaccine and reveals he didn't suffer any side effects after their first shot in the White House and second in Florida

 Donald Trump is urging Americans to get their COVID vaccines, revealing he got his second shot in Florida after getting his first before he left the White House.

'I'm all in favor of the vaccine,' Trump told The New York Post.

His remarks came after President Joe Biden made a push to increase vaccine rates amid declining numbers, particularly among white males and younger adults.  

The former president and Melania Trump, who live at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, are now fully vaccinated. The couple were diagnosed with COVID in October 2020 and President Trump was hospitalized for a few days at Walter Reed hospital after he had trouble breathing.

Trump told the Post he felt no side effects from his inoculation.  

'Not even a bit of arm soreness,' he said. 'It's pretty amazing stuff.' 

Donald Trump is urging Americans to get their COVID vaccines, revealing he got his second shot in Florida after getting his first before he left the White House

Donald Trump is urging Americans to get their COVID vaccines, revealing he got his second shot in Florida after getting his first before he left the White House

Donald and Melania Trump are now fully vaccinated for COVID 19

Donald and Melania Trump are now fully vaccinated for COVID 19

In March, it was revealed Donald and Melania Trump got the COVID vaccine in January before they left the White House after Trump told the audience at CPAC that 'everybody' should get the vaccine.

'We took care of a lot of people — including, I guess, on Dec. 21, we took care of Joe Biden, because he got his shot, he got his vaccine,' Trump said in his remarks. 'So everybody, go get your shot.' 

It was the first time he had encouraged his followers to be vaccinated. Many of them are skeptical of the vaccine.

Neither Trump took the vaccine publicly and it's still unclear which vaccine they received although it would have to have been either the Pfizer or Moderna given that the couple received two shots. 

Meanwhile, Ivanka Trump received her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine earlier this month, celebrating her vaccination with pictures posted to her social media accounts.

The former first daughter was vaccinated in Miami, Florida, where she’s living with her husband Jared Kushner and their three children. She will get her second shot in a few weeks.

She was the first member of the former first family to post about her vaccination and did so amid rising concern about vaccine hesitancy.

Safety first: Ivanka Trump, 39, received her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a CVS in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday

Safety first: Ivanka Trump, 39, received her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a CVS in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday

Celebrating: The former first daughter shared two photos of herself getting the shot on Instagram and Twitter after three months of social media silence

Celebrating: The former first daughter shared two photos of herself getting the shot on Instagram and Twitter after three months of social media silence

'Today, I got the shot!!!' In her caption, she encouraged others to get the COVID-19 vaccine

'Today, I got the shot!!!' In her caption, she encouraged others to get the COVID-19 vaccine 

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A source close to Ivanka told DailyMail.com that she has full confidence in the vaccines and wanted to address the hesitancy issue.

Dressed in jeans, a white T-shirt, sneakers, and a face mask, Ivanka encouraged people to get vaccinated.

‘Today, I got the shot!!! I hope that you do too! Thank you Nurse Torres!!!,’ she captioned the photos.

She posted about her vaccine because, 'especially during a time of rising levels of vaccine hesitancy, she feels it's vital to underscore the importance of getting vaccinated and to encourage others to do so as soon as they are able,' a source close to Ivanka told DailyMail.com.

'She did so after waiting to be eligible in her home state of Florida and has full confidence in the vaccines available,' the source noted. 

Health experts have raised concerns about the number of people hesitant about being vaccinated and many of those are supporters of former President Donald Trump. A PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll last month showed at least 41 percent of Republicans don't plan to get vaccinated. 

Ivanka was given the opportunity to receive the vaccine during her time at the White House but wanted to wait until it was her turn to do so, DailyMail.com has learned.

And the current White House is trying to up the vaccine rate. 

President Joe Biden on Wednesday warned Americans may not be able to celebrate July Fourth in small groups if the vaccination rate continues to drop and he pushed employers to give workers paid time off to help get them back up.

'The broad swath of American adults still remain largely unvaccinated. In a number of states, they weren't eligible for the vaccination until this week,' Biden said in a speech marking the 200 million COVID vaccine shot given during his presidency.

'Too many younger Americans may still think they don't need to get vaccinated,' he said.

'Our objective is to reach everyone, everyone over the age of 16 in America,' Biden announced. 

Over half of Americans have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine - the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two shots - but the distribution of shots is unequal. New Hampshire has given at least one shot to 59 per cent of its citizens while Mississippi and Alabama are at 30 percent. 

133 million, or 51.5 percent, of adults have had one shot of the vaccine and 33.8 per cent are fully vaccinated. 40.5 percent of the entire US population has received at least one shot and 26.4 percent are inoculated, with the rollout yet to include children under 16.

And young adults - many of whom weren't eligible to get a dose until Monday due to their general good health, age and low risk factors - are one of the lagging age groups when it comes to getting inoculated. 

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Biden warned that the declining vaccination rate could affect guidelines for the upcoming Independence Day holiday. In March, Biden said the nation could see an easing of COVID restrictions to allow small group celebrations on that day.

The president noted the country remains on track to reach that goal but cautioned that could change if vaccination rates continue to decrease.  

'If we let up now and stop being vigilant,' he said, 'we're never going to get back to celebrate our independence from this virus on July 4 with family and friends in small groups.'

He reminded people that the COVID vaccine is available in a large number of areas, including local pharmacies. 

'If you can go into a busy by your shampoo or toothpaste, you can stop and get vaccinated. The vaccine is free. It's convenient and it's increasingly available,' he said. 

'It's amazing stuff': Trump says he 'all in favor' of the vaccine and reveals he didn't suffer any side effects after their first shot in the White House and second in Florida 'It's amazing stuff': Trump says he 'all in favor' of the vaccine and reveals he didn't suffer any side effects after their first shot in the White House and second in Florida Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 04:59 Rating: 5

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