White House Doctor: Donald Trump's Excellent Health 'Just How God Made Him'

Angelo Anderson
January 21, 2018

White House physician Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday that he had screened Trump for neurological impairments at the President's asking during a yearly medical exam last week, and that Trump had scored 30 out of 30 on the cognitive test.

Following the White House physician's January 16 assertion that President Donald Trump is in "excellent health", a few national news outlets published stories questioning that claim.

White House leaks about Trump's odd verbal repetitions and staff accounts included in "Fire and Fury" have Americans, from average middle-class voters to trained psychologists, concerned about Trump's mental fitness for office.

"The president's overall health is excellent", said Jackson, who predicted Trump would remain healthy for the duration of his presidency despite a diet heavy on fast food and an exercise regime limited to weekend golf outings.

When asked to weigh in on mental health professionals who have suggested President Trump is showing signs of dementia or other mental issues, Dr. Jackson called that "tabloid psychology".

"If he had some type of mental, cognitive issue ... this test is sensitive enough".

"So it turns out, according to the official White House doctor, Trump is completely sane, which makes me more anxious because that means he's doing all of this s- on goal?!" he said.

But Jackson has served in the White House for 12 years - personally caring for three presidents - and many former White House officials have lined up to defend his credibility. Trump has denied all, calling himself a "very stable genius".

According to Dr. Jackson, the president's resting heart rate is 68 and his blood pressure is 122/74, both of which fall within the normal range.

After the concerns about his health, Trump became frustrated and insisted to Reuters news agency that he does in fact do some exercise.


Jackson said after the medical exam he would be increasing Trump's dose of rosuvastatin (Crestor) from its current level of 10 milligrams per day. He has a real risk of having a heart attack or stroke, especially considering his weight and lack of exercise, they said.

Apart from this, Trump has no problems in vision, head, ears, nose, and throat.

Said Huckabee Sanders, "We support what he said yesterday 100%, that the President is in excellent health". "We're talking about a 70-plus-year-old man who is obese and doesn't exercise".

"I've never seen the president stressed out about too much".

The doctor says he got a flawless score.

He also sometimes takes Ambien occasionally on long trips but mostly sleeps four to five hours a night.

The MoCa test isn't one given out without reason.

Still, Jackson said Trump acknowledged he'd be healthier if he lost a few pounds by exercising more and eating better.

The skeptics base their doubt in part on photos now viral on social media: the President side-by-side famous athletes who share the same height and weight.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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