Thread: President Trump certified physically and mentally fit for office

Muleman1994 - 1/17/2018 at 01:39 AM

Watch the video of Dr. Jackson certifying President Trump physically and mentally sound and fit for office today.

The highlight was the corrupt liberal media throwing a fit because it was not what they wanted to hear.

White House doctor peppered with questions as reporters hunt for evidence of a Trump illness
www.foxnews.com

White House physician Ronny Jackson was slammed with an onslaught of questions regarding President Trump’s health in a bizarre press briefing on Tuesday that raised eyebrows as the press fished for maladies.

Jackson said Trump was in "excellent health" after conducting the president’s physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday, but the positive results weren’t enough for the reporters in attendance.

Jackson answered questions for more than 50 minutes, running the gamut from the odd to the conspiratorial. White House correspondents asked about everything from whether Trump wears dentures to how to gauge his mental health.

President Trump is berated on a regular basis for his alleged eating and sleeping habits, and many reporters seemed decidedly disappointed or confused by the conclusion that he'd been given a clean bill of health.

The Washington Free Beacon'a managing editor, David Rutz, sarcastically impersonated a White House correspondent on Twitter, joking, "But the president will eventually die, correct?"

Jackson mentioned that he was told by Trump directly to answer as many questions as possible, and the reporters on hand took full advantage. One reporter even asked if the president was addicted to drugs. That elicited a smirk from Jackson, who said Trump isn’t addicted to anything.

Physical and cognitive testing found the president in good health, Jackson said. Many in the press corps weren't convinced. (Associated Press)

NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Hallie Jackson seemed particularly perplexed by Trump’s positive results, asking about his mental fitness for office with her first question. The White House physician explained that he had no intention of conducting a cognitive assessment exam until Trump requested it.

That revelation opened the door for a series of followup questions. Despite a detailed explanation of why the cognitive exam was conducted and why Trump was judged mentally fit to be president, the NBC reporter asked if Trump is the healthiest president of all time – something Trump’s personal doctor once claimed.

“I’m not going to make any comparisons with presidents over the last 200 years,” Jackson responded.

A reporter then asked why Trump “appeared to slur his words” at a recent press conference, and the answer was simply that he'd had a dry mouth – but a reporter asked if dentures were the true culprit.

The White House physician answered several questions about Trump’s cholesterol and cardiac health before he was asked to elaborate on the cognitive assessment in “layman’s terms” and and discuss such conditions as early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

The doctor reiterated that Trump had passed an extensive cognitive exam that tests for “all those things,” and repeated the conclusion that the president doesn’t suffer from mental issues. When Jackson explained that Trump appears sharp and often speaks his mind, a reporter rudely interrupted with the rhetorical question, “He speaks his mind?”

Jackson elaborated on the weight loss goals for the president when CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta chimed in with a pair of questions about the president’s cardiovascular health. Once the White House doctor elaborated on the president’s heart health, however, it was back to a discussion of mental fitness.

“On what basis would you … advise the Cabinet that the president is unable to discharge his duties,” one reporter asked. “How does that bar get met?”

CNN’s Jim Acosta, who was thrown out of the Oval Office by Trump earlier in the day, asked if the cognitive assessment was the same thing as a psychiatric exam. It wasn't, according to the doctor, and Acosta’s network will scrutinize the difference, if history is any indication.

Another reporter asked about Trump’s “sniffles,” while numerous correspondents questioned the president’s eating habits.

ABC’s Jonathan Karl still didn’t believe the positive report nearly 30 minutes into the briefing.

“Can you explain to me how a guy that eats McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken and all those Diet Cokes, and who never exercises, is in as good of shape as you say he’s in?” Karl asked.
“It’s called genetics,” the doctor said.

The White House physician went on to take an assortment of other questions, such as a whether Trump’s “life expectancy” was known and how many scoops of ice cream he’s allowed to eat.

Acosta was eventually called on for a second time and asked if the doctor was holding anything back for privacy reasons, while another wanted reassurance that Trump isn’t suffering from Alzheimer’s.

A reporter pointed out that Trump is close to the medical definition of obesity, and it became more apparent that some of the reporters were fishing for a dose of negativity at that point.

Questions went on for several minutes, ranging from whether Trump would be sedated for a future colonoscopy to why the cognitive test was requested. Jackson was even asked if Trump watches too much TV.

As the lengthy press conference was finally winding down, reporters asked about golf, Twitter, why Trump isn’t as healthy as Barack Obama, if Trump has benefited from not smoking cigarettes and if the president is monitored by a shrink.

The Hill media analyst Joe Concha made an effort to sum up the event when he tweeted a link headlined, “JUST IN: White House doctor: Trump requested and passed a mental health assessment.”

Concha captioned the tweet, “Would like to say that this analysis by actual medical professionals should put this narrative to rest, but that would require logic and impartiality.”

Brian Flood covers the media for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter at @briansflood.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/01/16/white-house-doctor-peppered -with-questions-as-reporters-hunt-for-evidence-trump-illness.html

Liberal media embarrass themselves over Trump's clean bill of health, insinuate he's mentally ill
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/01/16/liberal-media-embarrass-themselve s-over-trumps-clean-bill-health-insinuate-hes-mentally-ill.html


BoytonBrother - 1/17/2018 at 01:59 AM

Congrats! Don't you think it's sad that you feel the need to post this?


StratDal - 1/17/2018 at 02:03 AM

So what about Mexico paying for the wall?


BoytonBrother - 1/17/2018 at 02:09 AM

For the record, Mule created a thread bragging that his King is mentally fit. I don't think expectations for a President can be any lower.


PhotoRon286 - 1/17/2018 at 04:21 AM

If that clown is 239 lbs I'm Duane Allman reincarnated.

I can't play a f^&%ing note.

So there's that.


JimSheridan - 1/17/2018 at 04:55 AM

It's nice to hear that he has gotten over those awful bone spurs that got him out of going to Vietnam.


jkeller - 1/17/2018 at 05:37 AM

When you have to brag about a physical in order to promote the president, you have hit bottom. Sad,


dutchoneill - 1/17/2018 at 04:47 PM

Can't run on that one in the Midterms
Next


MartinD28 - 1/17/2018 at 06:56 PM

Glad that he is so fit. Was worried for a while that he would not be able to present at the Fake New Awards.

This is a hoot coming from a President who his lied > 2000 times in his first year and has the lowest first year rating of any President in history.



2112 - 1/17/2018 at 10:35 PM

Too bad for Trump and his supporters. Mental illness would have been a convenient excuse for his poor job performance and despicable behavior, not to mention potential international tribunals. Now they don't have that excuse.


gina - 1/18/2018 at 12:46 AM

They gave him the Montreal Cognitive Assessment to make sure his cognitive (mental) abilities are intact.

http://www.memorylosstest.com/dl/moca-test-english-7-1.pdf

This is the test. Seriously.

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/1/16/16899150/trump-montreal-co gnitive-assement-ronny-jackson



[Edited on 1/18/2018 by gina]


gina - 1/18/2018 at 12:50 AM

Now see if you could do as well as the Donald.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/expresident/very-stable-genius?utm_term=.bhLQyGZzw x#.muzEa3de2V

I don't know what to say about a military Dr. using a test like this to determine if someone's brain function is okay but I'm no rocket scientist or military MD.

[Edited on 1/18/2018 by gina]


OriginalGoober - 1/18/2018 at 01:48 AM

quote:
Watch the video of Dr. Jackson certifying President Trump physically and mentally sound and fit for office today.

The highlight was the corrupt liberal media throwing a fit because it was not what they wanted to hear.

White House doctor peppered with questions as reporters hunt for evidence of a Trump illness
www.foxnews.com

White House physician Ronny Jackson was slammed with an onslaught of questions regarding President Trump’s health in a bizarre press briefing on Tuesday that raised eyebrows as the press fished for maladies.

Jackson said Trump was in "excellent health" after conducting the president’s physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday, but the positive results weren’t enough for the reporters in attendance.

Jackson answered questions for more than 50 minutes, running the gamut from the odd to the conspiratorial. White House correspondents asked about everything from whether Trump wears dentures to how to gauge his mental health.

President Trump is berated on a regular basis for his alleged eating and sleeping habits, and many reporters seemed decidedly disappointed or confused by the conclusion that he'd been given a clean bill of health.

The Washington Free Beacon'a managing editor, David Rutz, sarcastically impersonated a White House correspondent on Twitter, joking, "But the president will eventually die, correct?"

Jackson mentioned that he was told by Trump directly to answer as many questions as possible, and the reporters on hand took full advantage. One reporter even asked if the president was addicted to drugs. That elicited a smirk from Jackson, who said Trump isn’t addicted to anything.

Physical and cognitive testing found the president in good health, Jackson said. Many in the press corps weren't convinced. (Associated Press)

NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Hallie Jackson seemed particularly perplexed by Trump’s positive results, asking about his mental fitness for office with her first question. The White House physician explained that he had no intention of conducting a cognitive assessment exam until Trump requested it.

That revelation opened the door for a series of followup questions. Despite a detailed explanation of why the cognitive exam was conducted and why Trump was judged mentally fit to be president, the NBC reporter asked if Trump is the healthiest president of all time – something Trump’s personal doctor once claimed.

“I’m not going to make any comparisons with presidents over the last 200 years,” Jackson responded.

A reporter then asked why Trump “appeared to slur his words” at a recent press conference, and the answer was simply that he'd had a dry mouth – but a reporter asked if dentures were the true culprit.

The White House physician answered several questions about Trump’s cholesterol and cardiac health before he was asked to elaborate on the cognitive assessment in “layman’s terms” and and discuss such conditions as early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

The doctor reiterated that Trump had passed an extensive cognitive exam that tests for “all those things,” and repeated the conclusion that the president doesn’t suffer from mental issues. When Jackson explained that Trump appears sharp and often speaks his mind, a reporter rudely interrupted with the rhetorical question, “He speaks his mind?”

Jackson elaborated on the weight loss goals for the president when CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta chimed in with a pair of questions about the president’s cardiovascular health. Once the White House doctor elaborated on the president’s heart health, however, it was back to a discussion of mental fitness.

“On what basis would you … advise the Cabinet that the president is unable to discharge his duties,” one reporter asked. “How does that bar get met?”

CNN’s Jim Acosta, who was thrown out of the Oval Office by Trump earlier in the day, asked if the cognitive assessment was the same thing as a psychiatric exam. It wasn't, according to the doctor, and Acosta’s network will scrutinize the difference, if history is any indication.

Another reporter asked about Trump’s “sniffles,” while numerous correspondents questioned the president’s eating habits.

ABC’s Jonathan Karl still didn’t believe the positive report nearly 30 minutes into the briefing.

“Can you explain to me how a guy that eats McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken and all those Diet Cokes, and who never exercises, is in as good of shape as you say he’s in?” Karl asked.
“It’s called genetics,” the doctor said.

The White House physician went on to take an assortment of other questions, such as a whether Trump’s “life expectancy” was known and how many scoops of ice cream he’s allowed to eat.

Acosta was eventually called on for a second time and asked if the doctor was holding anything back for privacy reasons, while another wanted reassurance that Trump isn’t suffering from Alzheimer’s.

A reporter pointed out that Trump is close to the medical definition of obesity, and it became more apparent that some of the reporters were fishing for a dose of negativity at that point.

Questions went on for several minutes, ranging from whether Trump would be sedated for a future colonoscopy to why the cognitive test was requested. Jackson was even asked if Trump watches too much TV.

As the lengthy press conference was finally winding down, reporters asked about golf, Twitter, why Trump isn’t as healthy as Barack Obama, if Trump has benefited from not smoking cigarettes and if the president is monitored by a shrink.

The Hill media analyst Joe Concha made an effort to sum up the event when he tweeted a link headlined, “JUST IN: White House doctor: Trump requested and passed a mental health assessment.”

Concha captioned the tweet, “Would like to say that this analysis by actual medical professionals should put this narrative to rest, but that would require logic and impartiality.”

Brian Flood covers the media for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter at @briansflood.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/01/16/white-house-doctor-peppered -with-questions-as-reporters-hunt-for-evidence-trump-illness.html

Liberal media embarrass themselves over Trump's clean bill of health, insinuate he's mentally ill
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/01/16/liberal-media-embarrass-themselve s-over-trumps-clean-bill-health-insinuate-hes-mentally-ill.html




Hilarious, the MSM and CNN fake news refusing to take Obamas former physicians word about Trumps health. Yet Crooked Hillary gets tossed in a van like a side of beef and no concerns about her being able to physically perform the duties of a US President. Hilarious... just so unbelievable that a "news " agency pretends to be acting in good faith and without an agenda.


BoytonBrother - 1/18/2018 at 02:09 AM

I hear ya, Goob. I admire your integrity to speak out against poor behavior such as those journalists.


2112 - 1/18/2018 at 02:12 AM

quote:
quote:
Watch the video of Dr. Jackson certifying President Trump physically and mentally sound and fit for office today.

The highlight was the corrupt liberal media throwing a fit because it was not what they wanted to hear.

White House doctor peppered with questions as reporters hunt for evidence of a Trump illness
www.foxnews.com

White House physician Ronny Jackson was slammed with an onslaught of questions regarding President Trump’s health in a bizarre press briefing on Tuesday that raised eyebrows as the press fished for maladies.

Jackson said Trump was in "excellent health" after conducting the president’s physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday, but the positive results weren’t enough for the reporters in attendance.

Jackson answered questions for more than 50 minutes, running the gamut from the odd to the conspiratorial. White House correspondents asked about everything from whether Trump wears dentures to how to gauge his mental health.

President Trump is berated on a regular basis for his alleged eating and sleeping habits, and many reporters seemed decidedly disappointed or confused by the conclusion that he'd been given a clean bill of health.

The Washington Free Beacon'a managing editor, David Rutz, sarcastically impersonated a White House correspondent on Twitter, joking, "But the president will eventually die, correct?"

Jackson mentioned that he was told by Trump directly to answer as many questions as possible, and the reporters on hand took full advantage. One reporter even asked if the president was addicted to drugs. That elicited a smirk from Jackson, who said Trump isn’t addicted to anything.

Physical and cognitive testing found the president in good health, Jackson said. Many in the press corps weren't convinced. (Associated Press)

NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Hallie Jackson seemed particularly perplexed by Trump’s positive results, asking about his mental fitness for office with her first question. The White House physician explained that he had no intention of conducting a cognitive assessment exam until Trump requested it.

That revelation opened the door for a series of followup questions. Despite a detailed explanation of why the cognitive exam was conducted and why Trump was judged mentally fit to be president, the NBC reporter asked if Trump is the healthiest president of all time – something Trump’s personal doctor once claimed.

“I’m not going to make any comparisons with presidents over the last 200 years,” Jackson responded.

A reporter then asked why Trump “appeared to slur his words” at a recent press conference, and the answer was simply that he'd had a dry mouth – but a reporter asked if dentures were the true culprit.

The White House physician answered several questions about Trump’s cholesterol and cardiac health before he was asked to elaborate on the cognitive assessment in “layman’s terms” and and discuss such conditions as early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

The doctor reiterated that Trump had passed an extensive cognitive exam that tests for “all those things,” and repeated the conclusion that the president doesn’t suffer from mental issues. When Jackson explained that Trump appears sharp and often speaks his mind, a reporter rudely interrupted with the rhetorical question, “He speaks his mind?”

Jackson elaborated on the weight loss goals for the president when CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta chimed in with a pair of questions about the president’s cardiovascular health. Once the White House doctor elaborated on the president’s heart health, however, it was back to a discussion of mental fitness.

“On what basis would you … advise the Cabinet that the president is unable to discharge his duties,” one reporter asked. “How does that bar get met?”

CNN’s Jim Acosta, who was thrown out of the Oval Office by Trump earlier in the day, asked if the cognitive assessment was the same thing as a psychiatric exam. It wasn't, according to the doctor, and Acosta’s network will scrutinize the difference, if history is any indication.

Another reporter asked about Trump’s “sniffles,” while numerous correspondents questioned the president’s eating habits.

ABC’s Jonathan Karl still didn’t believe the positive report nearly 30 minutes into the briefing.

“Can you explain to me how a guy that eats McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken and all those Diet Cokes, and who never exercises, is in as good of shape as you say he’s in?” Karl asked.
“It’s called genetics,” the doctor said.

The White House physician went on to take an assortment of other questions, such as a whether Trump’s “life expectancy” was known and how many scoops of ice cream he’s allowed to eat.

Acosta was eventually called on for a second time and asked if the doctor was holding anything back for privacy reasons, while another wanted reassurance that Trump isn’t suffering from Alzheimer’s.

A reporter pointed out that Trump is close to the medical definition of obesity, and it became more apparent that some of the reporters were fishing for a dose of negativity at that point.

Questions went on for several minutes, ranging from whether Trump would be sedated for a future colonoscopy to why the cognitive test was requested. Jackson was even asked if Trump watches too much TV.

As the lengthy press conference was finally winding down, reporters asked about golf, Twitter, why Trump isn’t as healthy as Barack Obama, if Trump has benefited from not smoking cigarettes and if the president is monitored by a shrink.

The Hill media analyst Joe Concha made an effort to sum up the event when he tweeted a link headlined, “JUST IN: White House doctor: Trump requested and passed a mental health assessment.”

Concha captioned the tweet, “Would like to say that this analysis by actual medical professionals should put this narrative to rest, but that would require logic and impartiality.”

Brian Flood covers the media for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter at @briansflood.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/01/16/white-house-doctor-peppered -with-questions-as-reporters-hunt-for-evidence-trump-illness.html

Liberal media embarrass themselves over Trump's clean bill of health, insinuate he's mentally ill
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/01/16/liberal-media-embarrass-themselve s-over-trumps-clean-bill-health-insinuate-hes-mentally-ill.html




Hilarious, the MSM and CNN fake news refusing to take Obamas former physicians word about Trumps health. Yet Crooked Hillary gets tossed in a van like a side of beef and no concerns about her being able to physically perform the duties of a US President. Hilarious... just so unbelievable that a "news " agency pretends to be acting in good faith and without an agenda.


Hilarious - Yet another example of defending Trump by bringing up Hillary. It is absolutely impossible for Trump supporters to defend him in any way, shape, or form without bringing up Hillary well over a year after the election. Maybe hilarious isn't the right word - pathetic is more appropriate.


BoytonBrother - 1/18/2018 at 02:38 AM

C’mon 2112, Goober is just trying to clean up our country starting with those pesky journalists. Because when Americans are asked what needs integrity the most right now, it’s most certainly the media. Printing garbage about porn stars, hush money, obstruction of justice, and mocking the disabled and what not. The media needs to clean up its act!


2112 - 1/18/2018 at 02:49 AM

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C’mon 2112, Goober is just trying to clean up our country starting with those pesky journalists. Because when Americans are asked what needs integrity the most right now, it’s most certainly the media. Printing garbage about porn stars, hush money, obstruction of justice, and mocking the disabled and what not. The media needs to clean up its act!


Everything the media says to make Trump look bad is fake news, and we know this because Trump told us it was fake news and Trump would never lie. Oh yeah, and Hillary.


PhotoRon286 - 1/18/2018 at 03:29 AM

quote:
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C’mon 2112, Goober is just trying to clean up our country starting with those pesky journalists. Because when Americans are asked what needs integrity the most right now, it’s most certainly the media. Printing garbage about porn stars, hush money, obstruction of justice, and mocking the disabled and what not. The media needs to clean up its act!


Everything the media says to make Trump look bad is fake news, and we know this because Trump told us it was fake news and Trump would never lie. Oh yeah, and Hillary.


But, but..............................Obama!


PhotoRon286 - 1/18/2018 at 03:31 AM

Surprised our well informed clownservatives neglected to mention CNN's Sanjay Gupta questioning the White House doc.


Maybe they actually remembered that he turned down the slot of Surgeon General for Obama?

Kind of hard to question his credentials.


nebish - 1/18/2018 at 03:54 AM

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It's nice to hear that he has gotten over those awful bone spurs that got him out of going to Vietnam.


Seems as if Trump is the third President out of the last four who avoided potential Vietnam deployment.


MartinD28 - 1/18/2018 at 05:40 PM

quote:
quote:
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Watch the video of Dr. Jackson certifying President Trump physically and mentally sound and fit for office today.

The highlight was the corrupt liberal media throwing a fit because it was not what they wanted to hear.

White House doctor peppered with questions as reporters hunt for evidence of a Trump illness
www.foxnews.com

White House physician Ronny Jackson was slammed with an onslaught of questions regarding President Trump’s health in a bizarre press briefing on Tuesday that raised eyebrows as the press fished for maladies.

Jackson said Trump was in "excellent health" after conducting the president’s physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday, but the positive results weren’t enough for the reporters in attendance.

Jackson answered questions for more than 50 minutes, running the gamut from the odd to the conspiratorial. White House correspondents asked about everything from whether Trump wears dentures to how to gauge his mental health.

President Trump is berated on a regular basis for his alleged eating and sleeping habits, and many reporters seemed decidedly disappointed or confused by the conclusion that he'd been given a clean bill of health.

The Washington Free Beacon'a managing editor, David Rutz, sarcastically impersonated a White House correspondent on Twitter, joking, "But the president will eventually die, correct?"

Jackson mentioned that he was told by Trump directly to answer as many questions as possible, and the reporters on hand took full advantage. One reporter even asked if the president was addicted to drugs. That elicited a smirk from Jackson, who said Trump isn’t addicted to anything.

Physical and cognitive testing found the president in good health, Jackson said. Many in the press corps weren't convinced. (Associated Press)

NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Hallie Jackson seemed particularly perplexed by Trump’s positive results, asking about his mental fitness for office with her first question. The White House physician explained that he had no intention of conducting a cognitive assessment exam until Trump requested it.

That revelation opened the door for a series of followup questions. Despite a detailed explanation of why the cognitive exam was conducted and why Trump was judged mentally fit to be president, the NBC reporter asked if Trump is the healthiest president of all time – something Trump’s personal doctor once claimed.

“I’m not going to make any comparisons with presidents over the last 200 years,” Jackson responded.

A reporter then asked why Trump “appeared to slur his words” at a recent press conference, and the answer was simply that he'd had a dry mouth – but a reporter asked if dentures were the true culprit.

The White House physician answered several questions about Trump’s cholesterol and cardiac health before he was asked to elaborate on the cognitive assessment in “layman’s terms” and and discuss such conditions as early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

The doctor reiterated that Trump had passed an extensive cognitive exam that tests for “all those things,” and repeated the conclusion that the president doesn’t suffer from mental issues. When Jackson explained that Trump appears sharp and often speaks his mind, a reporter rudely interrupted with the rhetorical question, “He speaks his mind?”

Jackson elaborated on the weight loss goals for the president when CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta chimed in with a pair of questions about the president’s cardiovascular health. Once the White House doctor elaborated on the president’s heart health, however, it was back to a discussion of mental fitness.

“On what basis would you … advise the Cabinet that the president is unable to discharge his duties,” one reporter asked. “How does that bar get met?”

CNN’s Jim Acosta, who was thrown out of the Oval Office by Trump earlier in the day, asked if the cognitive assessment was the same thing as a psychiatric exam. It wasn't, according to the doctor, and Acosta’s network will scrutinize the difference, if history is any indication.

Another reporter asked about Trump’s “sniffles,” while numerous correspondents questioned the president’s eating habits.

ABC’s Jonathan Karl still didn’t believe the positive report nearly 30 minutes into the briefing.

“Can you explain to me how a guy that eats McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken and all those Diet Cokes, and who never exercises, is in as good of shape as you say he’s in?” Karl asked.
“It’s called genetics,” the doctor said.

The White House physician went on to take an assortment of other questions, such as a whether Trump’s “life expectancy” was known and how many scoops of ice cream he’s allowed to eat.

Acosta was eventually called on for a second time and asked if the doctor was holding anything back for privacy reasons, while another wanted reassurance that Trump isn’t suffering from Alzheimer’s.

A reporter pointed out that Trump is close to the medical definition of obesity, and it became more apparent that some of the reporters were fishing for a dose of negativity at that point.

Questions went on for several minutes, ranging from whether Trump would be sedated for a future colonoscopy to why the cognitive test was requested. Jackson was even asked if Trump watches too much TV.

As the lengthy press conference was finally winding down, reporters asked about golf, Twitter, why Trump isn’t as healthy as Barack Obama, if Trump has benefited from not smoking cigarettes and if the president is monitored by a shrink.

The Hill media analyst Joe Concha made an effort to sum up the event when he tweeted a link headlined, “JUST IN: White House doctor: Trump requested and passed a mental health assessment.”

Concha captioned the tweet, “Would like to say that this analysis by actual medical professionals should put this narrative to rest, but that would require logic and impartiality.”

Brian Flood covers the media for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter at @briansflood.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/01/16/white-house-doctor-peppered -with-questions-as-reporters-hunt-for-evidence-trump-illness.html

Liberal media embarrass themselves over Trump's clean bill of health, insinuate he's mentally ill
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/01/16/liberal-media-embarrass-themselve s-over-trumps-clean-bill-health-insinuate-hes-mentally-ill.html




Hilarious, the MSM and CNN fake news refusing to take Obamas former physicians word about Trumps health. Yet Crooked Hillary gets tossed in a van like a side of beef and no concerns about her being able to physically perform the duties of a US President. Hilarious... just so unbelievable that a "news " agency pretends to be acting in good faith and without an agenda.


Hilarious - Yet another example of defending Trump by bringing up Hillary. It is absolutely impossible for Trump supporters to defend him in any way, shape, or form without bringing up Hillary well over a year after the election. Maybe hilarious isn't the right word - pathetic is more appropriate.


goob has an obsession with that "side of beef". Possibly a love fantasy? Still using the "crooked" stupid nickname Trump made up, when Trump has spent the last year telling over 2000 lies, but HC is "crooked" cause the genius, Trump & goob say so.


BrerRabbit - 1/18/2018 at 07:53 PM

Just be thankful they didn't pull an insult like when they televised Reagan's endoscopy. Not-so fantastic voyage.


pops42 - 1/18/2018 at 10:04 PM

I question the mental fitness of anyone who still supports trump.


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