Date set for first Trump physical exam as president

Date set for first Trump physical exam as president
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTwitter permanently suspends far-right activist from platform Trump to teleconference with military on Thanksgiving Trump says media is blaming him for traffic jams MORE will undergo a physical exam on Jan. 12 and the results will be made public by his military physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House said Thursday
 
“The president’s physical is scheduled for Jan. 12 and Dr. Jackson, the president’s doctor, will give a readout of the exam after it’s completed,” the White House said in a statement. 
 
The White House previously announced the exam will take place at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 
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U.S. presidents have routinely undergone annual medical exams by military doctors to prove that they are physically fit for duty. 
 
Trump, 71, is the oldest man to be elected president and has faced questions about his health. 
 
The president has brushed aside those questions, frequently boasting about his energy and stamina.