Trump's Doctor's Report May Have Been Faked

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MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has pointed out that the White House statement about President Donald Trump's medical exam results misspelled the doctor's name, suggesting the statement may have not been written by the actual physician.

Trump met with military doctors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland on Jan. 12, AOL.com reported. According to a statement by the White House, Dr. Ronny Jackson said the exam went "exceptionally well."

"The president is in excellent health and I look forward to briefing some of the details on Tuesday," the statement, which was signed by the White House physician, read.

But as Maddow pointed out, there was one huge problem with the statement: the doctor's name was spelled wrong.

"You know what? I'm gonna go out on a limb here and raise the possibility that this statement was not written by the White House physician," Maddow said during her show, the Independent Journal Review reports. "I'm not basing my skepticism on the authorship of this statement on the 'Trumpiness' of the statement itself. The reason I think this might not have actually been written by the White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, is because that is not how you spell Ronny Jackson."

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The medical exam comes shortly after the release of Michael Wolff's explosive new book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," which claims several people within Trump's own administration question the president's fitness for office and his competence.

Trump took to Twitter on Jan. 13 to discredit Wolff and his book.

"So much Fake News is being reported. They don’t even try to get it right, or correct it when they are wrong," the president tweeted. "They promote the Fake Book of a mentally deranged author, who knowingly writes false information. The Mainstream Media is crazed that WE won the election!"

George Annas, the head of the Center for Health Law, Ethics and Human Rights at Boston University School of Public Health, said he expects the report from Trump's medical exam to be brief.

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"I don’t think you could expect to see anything else, unless it’s something that makes him look good," Annas said.

The White House also stated that Trump's evaluation would not include a psychiatric exam, AOL.com reported. Past presidential exams only revealed basic data, such as blood pressure, weight and cholesterol levels.

During his presidential campaign, Trump released a report from his personal doctor in New York. The report claimed that Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency."

Sources: AOL, IJR, Twitter / Featured Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr / Embedded Images: Maddow Blog/Twitter via IJRGage Skidmore/Flickr

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