Trump challenges Biden to a cognitive test, but mixes up the name of the doctor who performed the test

  • Trump shouted Biden to take a cognitive test, but then mistakenly names the doctor who examined him.

  • Trump referred to Texas Republican Rep. Ronny Jackson as “Doc. “Ronny Johnson.”

  • Trump underwent a cognitive test in 2018, which showed no mental abilities.

Donald Trump told his supporters that President Joe Biden should be forced to undergo a cognitive test, but then confused the name of the doctor who performed the test on him in 2018.

Speaking at a Turning Point Action convention in Detroit on Saturday, Trump said: “You don’t even know what the word ‘inflation’ means. I think you should get a cognitive test, just like me.”

But moments later, the former president called Texas Republican Rep. Ronny Jackson, who was White House physician from 2013 to 2018, “Doc. Ronny Johnson’.

“Dr. Ronny Johnson. Does everyone know Ronny Johnson, congressman from Texas? “He was the White House doctor and he said I was the healthiest president in history, so I immediately liked him a lot,” Trump said.

Trump took a cognitive test in 2018, after which Jackson said he had not noticed “any problems” with Trump’s mental abilities, adding that he was “very sharp” and “articulate” and received a perfect score on a test. gold standard dementia. .

On Friday, the Trump campaign called Biden a “brain-dead zombie” after video emerged showing him walking away from leaders at this week’s G7 summit.

“From Italy to the United Kingdom to New York, millions of people around the world woke up to headlines about corrupt Joe Biden’s cognitive decline, which was revealed at the G7 summit,” said Karoline Leavitt, spokesperson for Trump.

It was later discovered that the video had been cropped and a wider angle of the same scene showed the president turning toward a parachutist who had just landed.

The video, widely shared on right-wing media platforms, came after the Biden campaign acknowledged Trump’s 78th birthday this week with a scathing statement listing 78 things Trump did this year, including many felony convictions. .

“Happy birthday, Donald. “You are a criminal, a failure, a fraud and a threat to our democracy, economy, rights and future.” saying James Singer, spokesman for the Biden campaign.

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