Four days on from President Donald Trump finishing a four-hour bodily examination, the White House has but to launch particulars concerning the outcomes of the assessments. The absence of knowledge past an preliminary brief memo has prompted the longtime heart specialist of former Vice President Dick Cheney to recommend that the White House was “hiding” one thing.
“It’s been 4 days since the president underwent his annual physical exam and still no data has been released. What are they hiding?” Dr. Jonathan Reiner wrote on Twitter Tuesday.
— Jonathan Reiner (@JReinerMD) February 12, 2019
Reiner is the director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at The George Washington University Hospital and professor of medication at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In 2013, he penned a e-book with Cheney, titled Heart: An American Medical Odyssey, detailing the Republican’s battle with coronary heart illness. Cheney served as vice chairman to George W. Bush for 2 phrases between 2001 and 2009.
Immediately after Trump’s annual examination on the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the doctor to the president, Sean Conley wrote a memo hailing Trump’s well being.
“While the studies and proposals are being finalized, I’m blissful to announce the President of the United States is in excellent well being and I anticipate he’ll stay so at some stage in his Presidency, and past,” it learn partly.
While transient, the remarks will nonetheless sufficient to impress an indignant response from a former Obama administration official.
“No physician can predict somebody’s future well being,” Ronald Klain, who additionally served as chief of workers to former Vice President Joe Biden and led the administration’s efforts tackling the Ebola disaster, wrote on Twitter Saturday.
“This is a disgrace to an office with a great tradition of professionalism. Just another institution turned into a joke by a President determined to make anyone willing to submit an instrument of his lies,” he continued.
No physician can predict somebody’s future well being.
This is a shame to an workplace with an important custom of professionalism. Just one other establishment changed into a joke by a President decided to make anybody keen to submit an instrument of his lies https://t.co/X91box4Gm6
— Ronald Klain (@RonaldKlain) February 9, 2019
The White House didn’t instantly reply a query from Newsweek about if and when additional particulars about Trump’s bodily examination can be launched. After Trump’s final examination a press briefing was held with White House doctor Dr. Ronny Jackson. Jackson was effusive in his reward of Trump’s well being, regardless of the president admitting to getting little train and consuming a weight-reduction plan that includes massive quantities of quick meals.
“Some people just have great genes,” Jackson stated in response to questioning about Trump’s glowing report.
Still, Jackson added that he had suggested the president to undertake an train regime and higher weight-reduction plan. Just forward of Trump’s newest bodily on Friday, the White House acknowledged that the president had not adopted the rules.
“The president received a diet and exercise plan last year after his annual physical, but the President admits he has not followed it religiously,” White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley instructed CNN.
President Donald Trump returns to the White House after receiving his annual bodily examination at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on February 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images