Scarborough Admits There Is No ‘Objective Evidence’ For Trump Mental Claims

American Psychiatric Association warns against “Arm-chair psychiatry”

Steve Watson
January 10, 2018

After months of claiming on live broadcasts that President Trump is likely mentally unstable and ill, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough brazenly admitted that there is no actual evidence for the claims whatsoever.

Ironically, Scarborough and his co-host Mika Brzezinski were attempting to once again label Trump as mentally ill during a segment suggesting that mental health screenings should be mandatory for all presidential candidates.

Their guest Jeff Greenfield, playing devil’s advocate, stated that “attempting to assess an emotional or mental state of a president” could be “very dicey” owing to the fact that those doing the screenings might be “bringing their own political values into it.”

Greenfield’s comment prompted Scarborough to make the brazen admission as regards Trump’s health, stating “You have to have […] objective evidence, the sort of objective evidence that we do not have and most likely will not have.”

Despite the admission, the Morning Joe hosts went on to suggest that Trump has dementia anyway during a different segment about Michael Wolff’s gossip book.

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Scarborough pointed to Trump’s open-press immigration meeting with bipartisan lawmakers Tuesday, and noted “The reason he did this was obvious. He wanted to disprove Michael Wolff’s book. He wanted to prove that he was in complete control of his mental facilities and actually what he did was show that he wasn’t.”

“He couldn’t keep up with where he was,” Scarborough stated, adding “He would amble over and say what Democrats wanted to hear, ‘yes, I’m with you, we should do this out of love.’ And then Kevin McCarthy would figuratively grab him by the shoulder and say ‘grandpa, come over here, pawpaw, sit down here, don’t…

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