Texas GOP Representative Ronny Jackson, a former White House physician, continues to raise flags over President Biden’s health and concludes he is “not mentally or physically fit” after the president fell on stage at a commencement ceremony at the U.S. Congress on Thursday. air force academy.
“I don’t want to sound like a broken record, but I’ll just say it again: This guy is not mentally or physically fit to be our president, and it’s a bad situation for us,” Jackson said on a Friday night. appearance on Fox News Channel’s ‘Hannity’. “Part of the job of the President of the United States is to inspire confidence and exert strength, and he doesn’t. He can’t, he’s too old to do that, and I think it’s a shame .”
The many blunders and the recent fall he endured show that, according to Jackson, Biden is offering a “package that doesn’t sell all over the world.”
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“I think his lack of physical ability and his physical decline are now starting to emphasize the cognitive decline that we’ve been looking at for so long,” Jackson said. “It’s a package that just isn’t sold around the world, and it becomes a national security issue for us. We need to do something about it.”
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Recent blunders and the fall he went through last week show that President Biden (left), according to Jackson, is offering a “package that doesn’t sell around the world.” (Michael Reynolds/EPA/Bloomberg, Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images)
“To think that this man thinks he can be president at 86 when he is now 80 (and) could be in office for another six years is just malpractice by part of the White House in the West Wing to make this to allow.” happens, for him to even talk about running for another term,” he continued. “Someone has to be held accountable. People like Jill Biden and people who surround him and are supposed to love and care about him should do something about this, and they should stop this because it’s a shame.”
Jackson said it has reached a “point where our commander-in-chief needs a walker” to maneuver at events.
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“Can you imagine? It would be a better image than what we’re seeing now — seeing him crawling around in a walker,” he said. “At least he wouldn’t fall flat on his face in front of the whole world… It’s embarrassing for him, and it’s embarrassing for our country.”
Jackson, who said he prays Biden doesn’t get re-elected next year, said he “frankly doesn’t think he can finish the time he has left built if he finishes that time there is no way this guy can be our president are for another four years.”
Jackson was previously the White House physician to former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump, and has repeatedly questioned whether Biden is cognitively fit for the position.
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In April, Jackson circulated a letter to House Republicans demanding that Biden take a cognitive test or drop out of the 2024 race. The latest letter, first obtained by Fox News, came shortly after Biden announced that he will seek re-election next year.
Jackson, who previously served as a White House physician to former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump, has repeatedly questioned whether Biden is cognitively fit for the position. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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“We call on you to either resign immediately and forego your re-election bid or submit to a clinically validated cognitive screening and make those results public,” read Jackson’s letter, which was sent to Biden. was targeted.
The letter cited Biden’s age, public gaffes and polls that showed many Americans doubt the president’s mental fitness.
“When you first announced your candidacy for the 2020 presidential election, questions and concerns were raised about your cognitive abilities. Those concerns have only grown as your mental decline and forgetfulness have become more apparent since you were elected Jackson wrote in the letter.
Jackson led previous calls for Biden to take a cognitive test, including one in July 2022 signed by more than 50 House Republicans.
In February, Jackson called for an end to the “cover up” of Biden’s health after the president claimed he is healthy and fit to serve as commander in chief.
President Joe Biden is helped to his feet after falling during the graduation ceremony at the United States Air Force Academy, just north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, on June 1, 2023. (Brendan Smialowski)
“The majority of Americans can see Biden’s mental health in total decline, but there is no transparency from the White House about what is going on, if anything at all, to address this problem and his inability to work to do,” Jackson told Fox News. Digital at the time. “The written report of the physical examination released yesterday by Biden’s physician Kevin O’Connor further confirms that this administration remains adamant in concealing the truth.”
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The Biden administration has repeatedly dismissed concerns about Biden’s sharpness. Earlier this year, when GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley proposed that politicians over 75 take mental competence tests, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that attacks on Biden for his eligibility for office have failed in the past.
“You know, we’ve heard these kinds of attacks or comments before. And you know, if you go back to 2020, they said the president couldn’t do it in 2020 and attacked him there, and he beat them,” said Jean- Pierre.”They may forget the victories this president has won over the years. But I’ll always be happy to remind them.”