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Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration

Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration

Mexico is disputing President Donald Trump's claim that it is the "most risky country in the world".

In October 2014, he tweeted: "Can you believe that with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day playing golf". He thought this particular screening tool was "great" and "I wouldn't recommended doing anything beyond that", Jackson said. Last week a group of mental health professionals sent an urgent public letter to the president's doctor requesting he test Trump's cognitive abilities.

A book published earlier this month, "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolff, asserted that even Trump's own advisers and associates questioned his fitness for office. He'd like the president to lose 10 to 15 pounds (4.5 to 6.8 kilograms) over the next year.

The President is mentally very sharp and very intact.

Jackson joked that if President Donald Trump had maintained a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he could have lived for 200 years.

In that vein, Jackson said he was getting a nutrition specialist to work with White House chefs to "cut calories" and is working with First Lady Melania Trump to put together an exercise program for the President.

Graham said "something happened" to turn the president from "Tuesday Trump", when he promised an immigration bill filled with "love" (Nielsen didn't recall that word, either), to "Thursday Trump" with his "s--hole" talk.

A White House doctor pronounced President Trump medically fit to serve as commander-in-chief on Tuesday - and added that he easily passed a voluntary cognitive assessment created to test his mental reflexes.

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These measurements placed his Body Mass Index (BMI) at 29.9, putting him in the overweight category and just 0.1 units away from obese - a reading of 30 and above.

Jackson did note that the president "would benefit" from a diet lower in fat and carbohydrates and also more exercise.

"It's called genetics. I don't know".

Trump, the doctor said, asked for the cognitive test to answer his critics and attempt to quell questions about his mental abilities.

Ziad Nasreddine has just learned that the Montreal Cognitive Assessment he developed as a young neurologist two decades ago was used to assess the cognitive functions of one of the world's most powerful people. Jackson estimated that Trump only gets four to five hours of sleep a night.

"Secretions might have dried up temporarily due to him taking Sudafed [a brand of decongestant]", said Jackson.

"There's a gym upstairs and we'll get that set up to his specifications and we'll see how that goes".

Co-host Meghan McCain asked Durbin if publicly disclosing what Trump said hurt any progress being made on a deal on the fate of almost 800,000 Dreamers - immigrants brought into the U.S.as children.


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