Journos Unable To Accept Results Of Trump’s Physical Exam


Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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White House doctor Ronny Jackson confirmed on Tuesday that President Trump is perfectly healthy, but reporters are accusing him of hiding something.

Journalists have long questioned the president’s mental health and fitness for office, but Dr. Jackson debunked any notion that Trump is unhealthy and called his mental health “excellent.”

However, reporters are still unwilling to accept that nothing is wrong with the president and have taken to Twitter to express their displeasure with Dr. Jackson’s assessment of Trump.

CNN’s Brian Stelter, who routinely talks about Trump’s fitness, wrote that Trump passing a cognitive exam has nothing to do with being “unfit.”

“Someone could be sharp as a tack, but still unfit,” Stelter claimed.

NBC’s Ken Dilanian suggested that Dr. Jackson could actually be lying about Trump’s weight and asked if the president would “step on a scale in public to prove it.”

Similarly, The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman said that Dr. Johnson may have arbitrarily made Trump one inch taller so that he would not have an “obese” BMI.

“Reminder that earlier physicals decades ago put Trump height at 6’2″,” Haberman said to her followers. “The 6’3″ height makes a difference on his BMI from overweight to obese.”

MSNBC host Joy Reid credited Dr. Jackson with being an “able clinician” but knocked him for not being a psychiatrist.

“He can only assess Trump’s physical health,” she said, implying that Trump could still have something mentally wrong with him.

The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin also downplayed the results of Trump’s results.

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