As Biden gets his annual physical, former Obama doctor says he’s worried: ‘Not one

President Biden heads to Walter Reed for his annual physical on Thursday, and a former doctor for Barack Obama says he’s “concerned” about his age and other ailments.

The test is usually a physical assessment of the patient, though it comes as Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley called for a “mental competency test” for politicians over 75.

Frankly, there are probably quite a few members of Congress under the age group who would struggle with such a test. But I have to disagree.

Dr. David Scheiner, in an interview with the Washington Examiner, expressed several concerns regarding Biden’s overall health.

“I don’t care if he’s in perfect health now — which, I can’t believe he’s in perfect health,” Shaner, who has been Obama’s personal physician for more than 20 years, said. “He had a lot in his past history.”

The doctor pointed to Biden’s past aneurysm and atrial fibrillation problems and noted the president’s noticeably worsening gait.

“It worries me that he is getting old. If I look at him, he’s not 80 years old,” Shiner said.

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Obama doctor: Expect ‘sugarcoat’ stuff from Biden physical

Dr. Scheiner suggested that whatever doctors discover with President Biden’s physical condition, he hopes they can see the details.

“You’re not going to learn anything. They sugarcoat these things,” he told the Examiner.

He recommended the White House conduct a neurological exam or at least complete an MRI as part of the physical.

“One thing they don’t test is the careful examination of the mind,” he said. “I don’t think any candidate wants that. They’re afraid they might find something.”

Former President Donald Trump reportedly took the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA) which he says he “did X.”

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People are worried

Nikki Haley, speaking at a rally in Charleston, South Carolina, reiterated her call for cognitive testing for older politicians, taking a dig at Biden for attending her physical, as well as Trump.

“In America I see, the permanent politician will finally retire,” Haley told his cheering supporters. “We will have term limits in Congress and mandatory mental competency tests for politicians over 75.”

Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson (R), a former White House doctor, has been calling for a cognitive test for Biden for years.

“Most Americans think Biden is cognitively impaired,” Jackson tweeted. “Along with today’s physical exam he must undergo cognitive tests and he must disclose the full results. We need to know!”

A Harvard Capps Harris poll conducted in January indicated that 59% of Americans “doubt his (Biden’s) fitness” while only 41% believe the president is mentally fit to serve in the White House.

Republicans aren’t the only ones worried. The Daily Mail reports that some senior Democrats see Biden as “too old” to run in 2024.

A Harvard Capps Harris poll also found that 65% of respondents thought the president was “too old to be president.”

Biden will be around 90 – 86 years old at the end of his second term.

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