Dr Ronny Jackson, who went from being Donald Trump’s presidential physician to serving as Texas representative in Congress as a Republican, accuses President Joe Biden of cognitive decline.
Jackson published a letter on Thursday asking the 77-year-old president to immediately undergo a cognitive test due to “Mental decline and forgetfulness. ”
The letter says all presidents should follow in Trump’s footsteps to “document and demonstrate strong mental capacity.”
Trump sadly bragged about passing a cognitive test that required him to remember the order of five objects: “person, woman, man, camera, television.”
“The first few questions are very easy,” the chairman told Fox News’ Chris Wallace last year. “The last questions are much more difficult. As a matter of memory.
The test the then president was talking about is meant to detect Alzheimer’s disease, not intelligence, and Trump’s bragging has turned into a joke – making Jackson’s letter all the more questionable.
“The American people deserve to have absolute confidence in their president. They deserve to know that he or she can perform the tasks demanded of the office, and they deserve to have full transparency about the mental state of their highest elected leader, ”the letter read.
It was signed by 13 other House Republicans
Russian President Vladimir Putin, following his bilateral meeting with Biden on Wednesday, told reporters that the president was “sane and should be taken seriously,” correcting erroneous information previously published by Russian media.
Many questioned Jackson’s judgment after the letter was published. While serving as a doctor in the White House, he faced multiple charges of misconduct, including making “sexual and disparaging” comments about a subordinate and violating the drinking policy. during presidential trips, prompting his colleagues to worry about his ability to provide appropriate medical care. .
As you might expect, Jackson’s letter about Biden brought back a lot of memories to sarcastic Twitter users.
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