Questioned over health after slurred speech, Donald Trump to release medical records

US President Donald Trump will undergo a medical checkup early next year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

United States President Donald Trump will undergo a physical examination early next year following which the doctors will publish his medical records, the White House said in a release while slamming questions about his health as ‘ridiculous’.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a press briefing said:

There were a lot of questions on that. Frankly pretty ridiculous questions. The president’s throat was dry nothing more than that.

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She added,

He does have a physical scheduled for the first part of next year,” Sanders added. “The full physical that most presidents go through that will take at Walter Reed (National Military Medical Center) and those records will be released by the doctor following that taking place.

Trump slurred his words while issuing a statement announcing his plans to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Wednesday, December 6. The concerns came after he slurred familiar phrases like ‘God Bless America’ during his address.

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Check out his speech here:

This is the first time that President Trump, who is the oldest president to be elected for his first term, will be releasing his medical record in his tenure of nearly one year as the president. Prior to this, he had released a doctor’s note with some medical information during the general election campaign in September 2016. He is scheduled to undergo a medical checkup early next year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the US capital.