President Donald Trump, according to the White House, made an unscheduled trip to Walter Reed hospital on Saturday for a “quick exam and labs” as the first stage of his annual physical. But you shouldn’t just believe them. Chris Cillizza breaks down why Trump has been less than truthful about his health before — and what it should tell us about what’s going on now.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Donald Trump’s weight up, cholesterol down, president’s doctor discloses after physical exam
Trump in ‘very good health,’ physician says
Trump’s unexpected hospital trip has Twitter conspiracies in overdrive
President Trump’s medical exam was unscheduled, source said
President Trump has made 13,435 false or misleading claims over 993 days
Donald Trump wrote his own medical report. Reckless language makes that obvious.
Letter from Dr. Harold Bornstein
Exclusive: Bornstein claims Trump dictated the glowing health letter
Trump gets 2 scoops of ice cream, everyone else gets 1 — and other top lines from his Time interview
Donald Trump has a very strange theory about exercise
Donald Trump’s exercise regimen will amaze you
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