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However, he said that the president had insisted that a cognitive examination be included in the tests.

While the results of the president's physical are private, it has been tradition for the president to allow his doctor to provide some details of the examination results to the public. However, the fact that Trump's score on the test was flawless suggests the much-batted around idea that he is suffering from some sort of cognitive impairment like dementia is extraordinarily unlikely.

Trump's "sh-hole" remark has had implications in Washington and overseas.

Jackson says, "The president's overall health is excellent".

"A cognitive screening exam using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment was normal, with a score of 30 over 30", he said. Jackson said he was increasing Trump's dosage of the cholesterol medication to "further decrease his cardiac risk".

And, based on the time he's spent with the president, Jackson said Trump "has absolutely no cognitive or mental issues whatsoever".

President Donald Trump, his government shut down on the anniversary of his inauguration, on Saturday acknowledged the thousands taking part in the Women's March with a tweet seemingly "mansplaining" the historic occasion. Jackson acknowledged he had spoken with the president about "diet, exercise and weight loss", and said a nutritionist would be working with the president to change his eating habits.

President Donald Trump is in excellent cognitive and physical shape, but he could stand to lose a few pounds, his personal physician said. The exam was held January at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Some have even pointed out that Gupta asked Dr. Jackson directly if the president had heart disease at yesterday's briefing.

How did Donald Trump do on his physical exam?

"So the president has heart disease", he added. "We talked about diet and exercise a lot", Jackson said.

Durbin also told Tapper the last two weeks have been "bizarre", recalling the recently televised meeting between bipartisan members of Congress and Trump, in which Trump agreed to go forward with a permanent legislative solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as well as comprehensive immigration reform.

His first official health check as president found that he was in good health despite being overweight with high cholesterol and living off a diet of fast food and fizzy drinks.

Jackson has cared for three presidents since joining the White House medical unit in 2006.

"I told the President if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he might live to be 200 years old", Jackson told reporters.

His blood pressure was 122 over 74, his resting heart rate was 68 beats per minute, and a stress test resulted in "above average exercise capacity".

Recent controversy over Michael Wolff's book Fire and Fury has led to speculation about the president's fitness for office, prompting Mr Trump to declare himself "a stable genius" on Twitter.

Jackson says Trump is healthy and should remain so for the remainder of his presidency.

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