Republican Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX), a former White House doctor who served under former Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump, said this past week that President Biden, who turned 79 this month, has “age-related mental decline” and is not “mentally fit” to be president.
Jackson, speaking during a podcast with Republican Congressman Jim Banks (IN), also said that he got a “scathing” email from Obama saying he had “betrayed” people for talking about Joe Biden’s mental state.
“All I know is he has age-related cognitive decline. He is not cognitively fit,” Jackson said, as reported by the Washington Examiner. “He is 78 years old and it shows. You do not need to be a doctor to look at him and see his behavior, just the way he moves, stares off into space.”
“I know what this job entails, both mentally and physically, and how demanding it is. And I can say to you right now, I am 100% certain that President Biden is now incapable of doing this job,” the doctor said.
Jackson said that former President Obama has messaged him with a “scathing” email about his Joe Biden commentary. “He just ripped me up,” the representative said. “It was unbelievable.”
“A whole page about how disappointed he was and how it is beneath me as a doctor and a military officer to be attacking Joe Biden like this,” the doctor said. “And it was a betrayal of his trust and the trust his team put in me and that he was very disappointed in me.”
Jackson also mocked the media’s double standard toward Donald Trump compared to how they dealt with Joe Biden, the Examiner said:
“The first-term politician said the event revealed how the Democrats and media have a double standard when dealing with presidents. He viewed Trump as being strong-minded but wanted him to take a cognitive test to silence his critics. He said Donald Trump answered all the questions correctly. But when he asked for the same test for Joe Biden, he was attacked.”
As news outlets stressed last month, GOP Senator Bill Cassidy (LA), a doctor, has also asked for yearly senility tests for aging politicians, like President Biden, Dem House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA), and Mitch McConnell (KY) who is the current Senate Minority Leader.
Author: Scott Dowdy