Donald Trump Passes A Cognitive Assessment, But Needs To Exercise

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He also reported the 6-foot-3 president weighed in at 239 pounds - three pounds heavier than he was in September 2016, the last time Trump revealed his weight to the public.

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Jackson said he and the president agreed that a reasonable weight loss goal for Trump would be 10 to 15 pounds over the next year.

When asked if he believed the President was "fit for duty", Jackson said: "Absolutely, he's fit for duty".

Photo President Trump received his annual physical on January 12.

"His cardiac performance during his physical exam was very good, he continues to enjoy the significant, long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", Jackson said.

Trump said in the Reuters interview that he already gets exercise.

"It doesn't address issues like emotional temperament or personality", Gordon said.

The White House, in an attempt to dispel concerns about Donald Trump's mental state, is highlighting the results of a test developed by a Canadian immigrant from Lebanon.

Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who administered Trump's first presidential physical last week, said Trump received a flawless score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild cognitive impairment.

At Trump's urging, his physician conducted a brief screening test called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment.

According to Jackson, Trump's heart exam was normal, with regular rhythm and no abnormal sounds.

He added that Trump "doesn't sleep much", estimating that the president sleeps four to five hours a night. "Why don't you take this off my hands and weigh me again, OK?" I mean I walk, I this, I that, ' Trump, 71, said during an Oval Office interview. "It's just the way he's wired". He was kept on by Trump when he took office past year.

"He has a lot of energy, a lot of energy and a lot of stamina", Jackson said.

For someone who doesn't smoke or drink, President Donald Trump takes a fair amount of drugs. "I don't know", Jackson said Tuesday.

Presenting the outcome of Trump's medical fitness that the President could eat KFC and McDonald's and still be in great shape because God gave him "incredible genes", the doctor declared the president as "very healthy" and his overall health "excellent" in spite of his unhealthy habits.

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