Why Did Trump Suddenly Visit Walter Reed Medical Center Last November?
Is pushing back on speculation that he suffered many strokes last fall when he made an unannounced visit to Walter Reed Medical Center. But the president was the first one to bring up that specific allegation. President Trump on Tuesday tried to squash any rumors about his health. In multiple tweets. He called speculation that he suffered a series of mini strokes. Fake news He's referring to this news cameras followed the presidential motorcade last November as it departed the White House for an unscheduled trip to the hospital. President Trump was there for more than two hours that day. He leader tweeted. This explanation visited a great family of a young man under major surgery also began phase one of my yearly physical. But the president's routine medical checkup is typically announced ahead of time and, according to a new book from New York Times Washington correspondent Michael Schmidt in the hours leading up to that hospital trip. Vice president pens was allegedly asked to be on standby to take over the powers of the presidency. Temporarily in case President Trump needed a procedure requiring anesthesia. There was nothing out of the ordinary about that moment or or that day and vice President Pence addressed the claims last night, But I don't I don't recall being told be on standby. I was informed that the president had a doctor's appointment. I got to tell you, I'm part of this job is you're always on standby as your vice president of the United States. But it's worth repeating that Schmitz new book never mentions anything about many strokes. The White House now claims that President Trump was actually responding to a tweet by former Clinton press secretary Joe Lockhart, who had questioned whether the president had a stroke. President. Trump then directed his physician to put out a statement saying that the president's never been treated rather and or evaluated for a stroke that CBS has been. Tracy