Donald Trump's doctor has 'no concerns' about the President's cognitive ability


U.S. President Donald Trump passed a test for signs of dementia and is in overall excellent health, but needs to shed weight by cutting calories, fats and carbohydrates and starting a daily exercise routine, the White House physician said on Tuesday.

Trump, 71, is 6'3, weighs 108 pounds and has normal cardiac health, Jackson said. Standing at 6 feet 3 inches, Trump falls just within the "overweight" range on the body mass index.

"All clinical data indicates that the president is now very healthy, and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency... the president's overall health is excellent", said Navy Rear Adm Dr Ronny Jackson, who shared the results of Trump's health report.

Jackson said Trump requested a cognitive exam during the session.

This reporter wanted to know about Trump's "mental fitness for office".

'I was there for a very long time, ' he said.

"I think we have to find a permanent solution", Nielsen answered.

President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening during his recent physical examination.

The White House says Trump has no intention of apologizing.

As the firestorm over Trump's comment began late last week, the White House and Trump's National Security Council provided no guidance to the State Department about what to say to foreign countries who were incensed, said a USA official familiar with the conversations between the White House and other federal agencies.

Undergoing this physical is voluntary, and Trump can pick and choose what the public hears about his health.

On Friday, the president was examined by military doctors at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, in tests that were said to have gone "exceptionally well".

President Donald Trump's doctor says he's confident that Trump has a "very strong and a very probable possibility" of completing his presidency "with no medical issues".

Trump lashed out last week at the USA judicial system as "broken and unfair" after a judge blocked his decision to scrap the program that has protected the so-called Dreamers from deportation since 2012, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

He also has no heart disease and no family history of it.

A reasonable goal is for Trump to lose 10-15 pounds in the next year, he said.

Trump took office at age 70, making him the oldest incoming US president. "The President is in excellent health and I look forward to briefing some of the details on Tuesday".

White House chief of staff John Kelly criticized the deal that Graham and the rest of the "Gang of Six" came up with, telling reporters on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning that it wasn't bipartisan enough and didn't have sufficient input from the House and Senate. His blood pressure was 122/74, within normal bounds, and his cholesterol was on the high side, Jackson said.

Trump was 70 when he took office, making him the oldest person ever elected to the nation's highest office.

Trump was said to have uttered "shithole" during last Thursday's conversation to describe countries in Africa during immigration talks with senators in the Oval Office, a version supported by Sen.

Trump was responding to questions as he met with Kazakhstan's president Nursultan Nazarbayev (nur-sul-TAHN' nah-sar-BAH'-yev) at the White House on Tuesday.