Because this is who Donald Trump is". "Unfortunately, we're seeing signs of impairment in the sitting president".
A reporter asked Trump on Thursday how he thought Friday's physical would go. The book did not receive almost as much attention as Michael Wolff's new Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, which describes an ignorant but emotionally charged chief executive with deteriorating cognitive skills.
Trump responded to the criticism by calling himself a "very stable genius" in a tweet and by allowing cameras to film him negotiating immigration legislation with senators at the White House for 55 minutes on Tuesday.
But Lee said his worrisome behaviors have been getting more frequent and more severe since he took office.
On Friday evening, the U.S. ambassador to Britain hit back at Mr Trump for claiming the United States embassy's move out of central London was a "bad deal".
"Although I believe I am in good shape, the public can not help but wonder about my health".
He wanted to know where "your people" are from, according to the officials, who spoke under condition of anonymity due to the nature of the internal discussions. "One study showed that physicians were unaware of cognitive impairment in more than 40 percent of their cognitively impaired patients", the NIA website states.
He described Mr Trump's remarks, made during an Oval Office meeting with congressional leaders, as "racist". "If I were his private psychiatrist, I would recommend a full neuropsychiatric evaluation".
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Brown apologized for the inconvenience, but he called the area "a very active rescue and recovery and fix zone right now". The storm came after a 10-month dry spell following torrential rains in January and February of previous year .
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
There is a long history of the White House picking and choosing what to reveal about the commander in chief's health, said Barbara Perry, director of presidential studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center.
President George W. Bush was diagnosed in 2004 with a "low" to "very low" risk of coronary artery disease.
Trump does none of this, while favoring high-caloric food. He is also the heaviest president in at least a generation and consumes a diet heavy with Big Macs, Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, fried chicken, pizza, well-done steak and two rounds of dessert.
"He doesn't look healthy", NY internist Daryl Isaacs told The Washington Post in a report released Friday.
The Obama White House released findings from his first physical upon taking office. Obama's exam reports chronicled his struggle to quit smoking.
And the former US Apprentice host appeared in good health before his election victory when he passed tests on his cholesterol and blood pressure with flying colours in September 2016.
Those questions will likely be answered by next week, when the White House says the results of the exam will be released. The doctor's 2016 letter stated that Trump's testosterone level, 441.6, was in the normal range, as were his PSA reading for prostate abnormalities and tests of his liver and thyroid.