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Thu Jan 14, 2021, 11:16 AM

Trump's Former Personal Physician, Dies at 73

Mr. Trump, a Republican, had been insinuating that Hillary Clinton, his likely Democratic opponent, did not have the stamina to serve as president. In response to questions about his own health, he ordered Dr. Bornstein to issue “a full medical report.” Mr. Trump predicted that although he would be 70 when he took office, the oldest president ever to be inaugurated for the first time, the report would show that the state of his health was “perfection.”

He soon released a four-paragraph letter signed by Dr. Bornstein saying that his blood pressure and unspecified lab test results were “astonishingly excellent,” and that his strength and stamina were “extraordinary.”

Dr. Bornstein finally said publicly in 2018 what many had suspected all along: that Mr. Trump himself had written the letter saying he would be the healthiest president ever.

“He dictated that whole letter,” he told CNN. “I didn’t write that letter.”

[link:https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/14/nyregion/harold-bornstein-dead.html?referringSource=articleShare|

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Marcuse Jan 14 OP
VMA131Marine Jan 14 #1
SergeStorms Jan 14 #2
sboatcar Jan 14 #3
The Roux Comes First Jan 14 #5
Squinch Jan 14 #4
SunSeeker Jan 14 #7
Blue Owl Jan 14 #6

Response to Marcuse (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 11:20 AM

1. Defenestrated?

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Response to Marcuse (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 11:23 AM

2. Seventy three....

that's young for a Doctor. I guess when you have rich patients, and just one patient like Donald Trump, it can make you old in a hurry. Maybe he had a substance abuse problem, like his most famous (more like infamous) patient.

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Response to Marcuse (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 11:27 AM

3. So if I need to take a physical for a job

I have the option of just dictating the letter of my good health to my doctor?

Who knew?

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Response to sboatcar (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 11:40 AM

5. Well, It Does Take a Truly SPECIAL Doctor (nfm)

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Response to Marcuse (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 11:39 AM

4. He lied by releasing that letter.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #4)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 02:28 PM

7. And helped elect a traitorous president who killed hundreds of thousands of Americans.

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Response to Marcuse (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 11:41 AM

6. RIP Dr. Bornfluffer

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