White House attempts to downplay speculation over Trump’s health after 'non-routine' hospital visit

White House attempts to downplay speculation over Trump’s health after 'non-routine' hospital visit
Fox News

The White House downplayed speculation about President Donald Trump’s health after he made an unexpected trip to Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday for what he called “phase one” of his 2020 annual physical.


Trump traveled to Water Reed on Saturday afternoon and spent two hours at the hospital, even though there were no public events on his calendar. The hospital received no advance warning that the president would be coming for a “physical.” Trump’s visit did not follow protocol for a routine medical exam, CNN reported, indicating a “non-routine visit” which was “scheduled last minute.” Both of Trump’s previous physicals were announced ahead of time by the White House and appeared on his daily public schedule. Trump’s last physical was in February.

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