Televangelist Pat Robertson questioned the health of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Aug. 18 (video below).
Robertson pondered Clinton's alleged neurological condition on "The 700 Club," reports Right Wing Watch.
Robertson, who has publicly praised Republican nominee Donald Trump, said the Drudge Report was reporting that Clinton "may have hit her head somewhere along the way and that she's got some neurological impairment."
Robertson also referred to a radio broadcast by Dr. Drew Pinsky, who does not treat Clinton, and stated that Pinsky said Clinton was taking a "substance that is causing confusion."
Robertson added, "But I don't know if that's true or not."
It's not clear why Robertson would publicly repeat statements that he suspected could be false.
FactCheck.org noted on Aug. 16 how fake documents purporting to be Clinton's medical records appear to have been leaked by a Twitter account, "Hillary's Records," on Aug. 8. The account has since been deleted.
According to FactCheck.org, the fake documents, which are dated Feb. 5, 2014, mention Clinton’s real concussion in December 2012, but then falsely claim that Clinton suffered complications such as "blacking out," "uncontrollable twitching" and "memory loss."
FactCheck.org notes that the fake documents also make false diagnoses such as "Complex Partial Seizures" and "early-onset Subcortical Vascular Dementia."
The fake medical records use the name Dr. Lisa Bardack, who is Clinton's physician and director of internal medicine at Mount Sinai Health System at CareMount Medical.
On Aug. 16, 2016, Bardack released this statement:
As Secretary Clinton’s long time physician, I released a medical statement during the campaign indicating that she is in excellent health. I have recently been made aware of allegedly "leaked" medical documents regarding Secretary Clinton with my name on them. These documents are false, were not written by me and are not based on any medical facts. To reiterate what I said in my previous statement, Secretary Clinton is in excellent health and fit to serve as President of the United States.
Bardack did say in 2013 that Clinton's follow-up appointments "revealed complete resolution of the effects of the concussion."