Trump in ‘Very Good Health,’ Physician Says After Annual Exam

Arturo Kim
February 10, 2019

Jackson later was nominated by Trump to run the Department of Veteran Affairs, but the admiral withdrew his name after allegations of misconduct surfaced, including accusations he improperly dispensed medication.

The book alleged that some close to the president questioned his mental capacity, The Hill newspaper reported.

Last year, President Trump received a glowing bill of health from his then-physician Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who noted the President's "excellent health" and "incredible genes" in a briefing with reporters. Jackson said a year ago he increased Trump's dose of a medicine to control cholesterol, AstraZeneca PLC's Crestor.

It remained unclear how numerous test results would eventually be made public.

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"While the reports and recommendations are being finalized, I am happy to announce the President of the United States is in very good health and I anticipate will remain so for the duration of his Presidency and beyond", Sean P Conley, physician to the president said in a statement.

Whatever the actual state of Trump's health is, that's quite the prediction. Things can happen that all the medical tests in the world could never see coming, and they're much more likely to happen when you are in your 70s. He specified that the president was not under sedation or anesthesia at any point during the exam. "We need to know is Trump capable of the office now - not in his second term". But, overall, he has very, very good health.

To be clear, this is not Bornstein-level hyperbole, nor does to seem to be on quite the same level as Jackson.

In an interview that aired Friday on Showtime's "The Circus", Clinton suggested President Donald Trump was merely "frustrated" at his inability to push border wall legislation through Congress and was resorting to other means of getting his way. This can't be a coincidence. During his campaign he produced a letter that said he would be the "healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".

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