MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough agreed that White House Dr. Ronny Jackson is a credible physician, but then pivoted and said he acted too “Trumpian” by exaggerating President Donald Trump’s clean bill of health.
“He didn’t sound like a doctor,” Scarborough said Thursday on “Morning Joe.” “I’m sure this guy’s a great guy, great physician, blah blah blah. He shouldn’t have sounded so Trumpian first of all and second, he works in a White House where just about everybody who makes public statements lies.”
Scarborough continued the rant and said the cognitive exam on which President Donald Trump scored perfectly wasn’t a true measurement of his mental health.
“The White House spokesman said we weren’t going to have a cognitive exam. Made a point to say no cognitive exam,” Scarborough said. “And [Trump] can tell what lions and rhinos and giraffes and little monkeys are? Great! That’s fine. But it was, I don’t know, it was Trumpian to say the least.”
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