So will Trump's physician follow that guidance Friday and check for early signs of dementia?
Bandy X. Lee, a Yale psychiatrist warning that President Trump's "proneness" to violence makes him a danger to the human species. "That would be very tragic", she said. "Unfortunately, we're seeing signs of impairment in the sitting president".
Last week, another new book, Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury", raised questions about Trump's mental competency.
Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat congressman for OR who sits in the House of Representatives, has called Trump the "Liar in Chief", as there are many more examples of false statements from the president. He has been impulsive, serially dishonest and quick to lash out at perceived slights going back decades further. "It's been markedly getting worse". Moran paused for several seconds, smiled and said simply, "Got nothing". The trend causes discomfort for those living with mental illness and the people who treat them.
"This critically important executive order will provide our service members with the support they need as they transition to civilian life", she added.
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It's not clear. When reporters on Air Force One asked spokesman Hogan Gidley whether there would be any kind of psychiatric evaluation he said: "No".
His mental state notwithstanding, Trump is the most physically out-of-shape president since William Howard Taft a century ago. (Ronald Reagan was 69 when he was elected president). Bill Clinton was a runner who installed a jogging track at the White House. George W. Bush traded running for mountain biking to preserve his knees.
Trump does none of this, while favoring high-caloric food. In their new book "Let Trump Be Trump", former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and ex-campaign aide David Bossie wrote that "Trump's appetite seems to know no bounds when it comes to McDonald's."
The Obama White House released findings from his first physical upon taking office. Actually, it was reported as incredibly good. White House sources say Jackson is scheduled to give a more in-depth information to reporters on Tuesday.
The order opens the doors to VA mental health care for the 60% of transitioning veterans who are now ineligible for long-term VA medical benefits - usually because they lack a verified service-connected disability or service in a combat zone. In a single-page letter just weeks before the 2016 general election, Bornstien declared Trump to be in "excellent physical health" and provided data on his blood pressure, his cholesterol count and, oddly, his testosterone.
Trump was 70 when he took office on January 20, 2017, making him the oldest person ever elected to the nation's highest office.