Former White House physician Ronny Jackson is reiterating his push for Biden to take a cognitive test after his repeated blunders.
The Daily Wire reports:
Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) made the remarks in a Fox News interview published over the weekend, saying, “I think he’s demonstrating every single day that there is something going on.”
“You don’t need to be a physician to look at this behavior and see there’s something concerning happening,” Jackson said. “You can go back – there’s forty years of tape of this man – he’s always made gaffes and stuff but these are different, he’s confused; he’s disoriented.”
“We all know people who are 100-years old who basically are as sharp as a tack, and we know people who are in their mid-60’s that are having some cognitive difficulties…and I think he’s on that end of the spectrum,” Jackson continued. “He’s just not aging gracefully at this point. I’m just asking them, when you do the physical exam, include the cognitive assessment. As far as I’m concerned the standard precedent has been set and they need to follow and do the same.”
The Texas representative has gained momentum from other Republican lawmakers also pushing for Biden to take a cognitive test similar to the one former President Trump also took. On the campaign trail, Biden has previously said he would take the cognitive exam but now seems to walking back that claim.