Politics Trump says he'll be 'surprised' if physical exam doesn't go 'very well'

23:40  11 january  2018
23:40  11 january  2018 Source:   The Hill

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President Trump on upcoming physical : "I think it's going to go very well . I' ll be very surprised if it doesn ' t …It better go well otherwise the stock market will not be happy." pic.twitter.com/My6qslC4h5.

Paging Dr. Bornstein: Trump says his physical will go ' very well ' and that he ' ll be ' surprised ' if it doesn ' t as the public prepares for the first public release of an official government checkup for the 71-year-old.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie © Provided by The Hill President Trump said Thursday he will be "surprised" if he receives poor results from his first physical exam as commander in chief.

Trump told reporters at the White House that the traditional presidential check-up had "better go well."

"I think it's going to go very well," the president said. "I'll be very surprised if it doesn't."

"It better go well, otherwise the stock market will not be happy," he joked later.

Trump's comments come one day before he will undergo a physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, will conduct the exam, and the White House has said it will release the results.

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I' ll be very surprised if it doesn ' t ," he said , adding, "It better go well ." President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a physical examination he is to undergo on Friday to go well and that he would be surprised if it did not.

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a physical examination he is to undergo on Friday to go well and that he would be surprised if it did not. I' ll be very surprised if it doesn ' t ," he said .

Jackson will take the unusual step of answering questions about the president's exam in the White House briefing room next Tuesday, according to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Trump, 71, is the oldest man to be elected president. He frequently boasted about his physical stamina during the 2016 presidential campaign.

The exam comes amid persistent questions about Trump's mental fitness, which were sparked by a new book that paints him as ill-equipped to occupy the Oval Office.

Trump has dismissed those questions, calling himself a "very stable genius."

The White House has said the exam will not include a psychiatric evaluation.


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