In Summary
  • Last year, everything from the Trump's cholesterol levels (high) to weight (too high at 239 pounds, or 108 kilograms) was released.

  • Trump's then chief physician, Ronny Jackson, also held an unusually detailed press conference in which he declared Trump to be in "excellent health."

  • Trump has described his chief exercise as walking around the White House compound and standing up at public events.

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump, who delights in confounding health experts with his junk food cravings and disinclination to exercise, underwent an annual medical check-up Friday.

The Marine One helicopter returned him to the White House from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the Washington suburb of Bethesda after a full four hours of prodding, poking and testing.

TEST RESULTS

Dressed in a long dark overcoat and his signature red tie, Trump gave a thumb's up, but did not respond to reporters' questions about how he was feeling.

It was unclear how many of the test results would eventually be made public.

Last year, everything from the president's cholesterol levels (high) to weight (too high at 239 pounds, or 108 kilograms) was released.

Trump's then chief physician, Ronny Jackson, also held an unusually detailed press conference in which he declared Trump to be in "excellent health."

Jackson, a navy rear admiral, has since run into trouble over alleged ethical misconduct. and a different team assessed 72-year-old Trump this time.

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