President Donald Trump In a confusing tweet on Tuesday, he announced that there were no “mini-strokes” in a row – and the White House doctor released a statement supporting his claim.
“It will never end! Now they are trying to tell you that your favorite president, I, went to Walter Reed Medical Center and suffered from a series of mini-strokes. It never happened to this candidate – FAKE NEWS,” Trump tweeted.
The tweet came hours after White House doctor Sean Conley’s statement that he was speaking at Trump’s request. “I can confirm that President Trump has not experienced or assessed a cerebral palsy (stroke), transient ischemic attack (mini stroke) or any serious heart emergencies, as has been misreported in the media,” Conley said.
No major media outlet seems to have reported in recent days that Trump has had a series of mini-strokes.
An aide to the White House said Trump was referring to a tweet by former President Bill Clinton’s former press secretary Joe Locard. A tweet Monday If Trump had “a stroke he hides from the American people.” Lockhart did not mention “mini-strokes”.
Lockhart tweeted that his question was triggered in a new book that went on sale Tuesday, the new account of Trump’s mysterious November 2019 visit to Walter Reed Medical Center.
In his new book, “America against Donald Trump, “New York Times reporter Michael S. Schmidt,” In the hours leading up to Trump’s hospital visit, The word went out If Trump is to be subjected to a practice of giving him anesthesia, the Vice President will have to wait until he can temporarily take over the presidency. “
Vice President Mike Pence never accepted those powers, nor did he speculate on the nature of Schmidt’s book visit. The book “Says Nothing About Mini-Strokes.” Schmidt tweeted Tuesday.
Trump’s visit to Walter Reid last year was unannounced and Was secretly concealed For two days the president was out of public view.
The White House later said the visit was routine, which Trump said was “the first phase of my annual physical phase.” Conley said in June that Trump had His body finished In April, he announced that he was “healthy”.
Peter Alexander Contributed.