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Trump Is Surprisingly Healthy

The president’s physical and mental health both appeared excellent in a recent exam, despite reportedly poor lifestyle habits.
Source: Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

On Tuesday, the White House physician Ronny L. Jackson announced the results of President Donald Trump’s annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. After a four-hour exam on Friday, Jackson found that “all clinical data indicates that the president is currently very healthy and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency.”

“He would benefit from a diet that

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