Trump has not only pointed out Biden’s occasional gawking style of speech, but also never provided evidence of a cognitive deficiency on Biden’s part.
The president’s social media post comes amid a new review of his unannounced weekend trip to Walter Reed last November, during which the White House said Trump had started “parts of his routine annual physical exam.”
However, according to an upcoming book by New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt, West Wing staff were told to put Vice President Mike Pence on standby “to temporarily take over the presidency if Trump were to undergo any procedure that required him would have been made anesthetized. “
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In a statement Tuesday afternoon, White House Doctor Sean Conley said the president “asked that I … address recent public comments on his health.”
“I can confirm that President Trump has not experienced or investigated a cerebrovascular accident (stroke), transient ischemic attack (mini-stroke), or acute cardiovascular emergency as was erroneously reported in the media,” Conley said.
“The president remains healthy and I have no concerns about his ability to keep to the strict schedule ahead. As mentioned in my last report, I expect him to remain fit to take on the presidency duties. “
Walter Reed’s trip last November sparked considerable speculation about Trump’s health. In the days following his return from the hospital, the president criticized coverage of the visit by “sick” reporters, claiming he needed to reassure First Lady Melania Trump, who was allegedly panicking that he was having a heart attack.
Conley also wrote a memo refuting rumors that the president had chest pain or some other serious problem that necessitated the trip, and reported that Trump “did not undergo any special neurological or cardiac exams.”
In another memo, released in June, Conley summarized the inquiries the President had received from Walter Reed and the White House from November to April and concluded that Trump’s condition “was not in.” Changed Intervals ”.
The President apparently did not refer to Walter Reed’s trip until July, when he memorably boasted of the results of his cognitive examination.
Although Trump said he took the test “a little less than a year ago” during his last hospital visit, he also requested it from Ronny Jackson – the former President’s doctor who ran the White House medical division in 2018 as part of a Scandals had left.