US President Donald Trump’s former personal doctor has said that Trump dictated the 2015 letter he wrote praising the then-Republican presidential nominee’s good health.
“He dictated that whole letter. I didn’t write that letter,” Dr. Harold Bornstein told CNN on Tuesday. “I just made it up as I went along.”
Dr. Bornstein wrote in December 2015 that Trump’s medical examination “showed only positive results.”
“His physical strength and stamina are extraordinary,” read the letter, which Bornstein had previously said he wrote himself. “If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.”
But now Bornstein says that Trump had dictated the language of the letter to him.
“[Trump] dictated the letter and I would tell him what he couldn’t put in there,” he said. “They came to pick up their letter at 4 o’clock or something.”
“That’s black humor, that letter. That’s my sense…