Herman Cain’s Twitter account reported on Kamala Harris 13 days after his death

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A tweet from Herman Cain suggested that the campaign of presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would be “completely nut” the day Senator Kamala Harris was announced as his running mate.

“Just in case you thought Biden’s candidacy would be anything but utterly disgusting, Team Trump has released a new video,” the tweet said.

The remark was unusual for Mr. Cain, not because it was ideologically at odds with his usual comments, but because he had died a week before.

Mr. Cain died on July 30 as a result of Covid-19. He was 74 years old.

His social media and website team – including his daughter, Melanie Cain Gallo – announced that they are continuing to tweet Mr Cain’s account.

“Here at Cain HQ, we decided to continue using this platform to share the information and ideas he believed in. He often talked about the site that went on, once he was ready to take it away. “We were hoping he could enjoy reading in his retirement, but he made it clear he wanted to continue,” said Ms Gallo.

Mr Cain tested positive for coronavirus on 29 July and was admitted to hospital on 1 July. He was hospitalized for several weeks before undergoing the virus.

There were online speculations that Mr. Cain caught the virus while attending Donald Trump’s dud rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where social distance and use of face mask were not maintained.

Mr. Cain was the co-chair of Black Voices for Trump.

The communication team of the former presidential candidate claimed that Mr. Cain was often on a trip to meet with supporters and attend events in the days leading up to his diagnosis, and claimed that there was no way to know as Mr. Cain contracted the virus from Mr. Trump’s rally.

“There is no way to know for sure how or where Mr Cain contracted the coronavirus,” Mr Cain tweeted after his hospitalization.

Mr Cain was particularly at risk of the virus, as he was not only in his 70s, but he was also a stage 4 cancer survivor.