"My legislation provides a much needed safeguard to ensure that future presidential candidates meet the basic standards of a proper, uniform medical examination, and that this information is available to the American public before voting for the Office of the Presidency", Boyle said in a statement. The White House has pledged, though, that physician Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson will issue a public report on the exam, scheduled for Friday at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
In "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House", author Michael Wolff has questioned Trump's mental fitness, portraying him as child-like with a short attention span. Trump had often complained about U.S. libel laws on the 2016 campaign trail.
The normally routine examination coincided with swirling questions about Trump's physical and medical fitness for office.
While Shulkin said in the Oval Office that the order would cover 100% of "all separating military members", he told reporters earlier Tuesday that this program will apply only to those veterans whose discharge status wouldn't bar them from collecting other Veteran Affairs benefits - meaning vets with other-than-honorable or bad conduct and dishonorable discharges can't qualify.
The two hour medical exam will include blood and urine test, heart checks and questions about his sleeping habits and sex life. Past presidents have received a "fit to serve as president" stamp of approval following the exam.
GETTY TURNING POINT Donald Trump's first physical exam could be a major event
Trump's physical health has been questioned and is often the subject of mystery. "All clinical data indicates that the president is now healthy and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency".
In a series of tweets following the publication of the book, the President defended his mental capabilities and described himself as a "very stable genius". Obama's exam reports chronicled his struggle to quit smoking.
Trump has made no attempt to hide his weakness for unhealthy foods, posting a photo of himself aboard his campaign plane with a bucket of fried chicken, bragging about the chocolate cake at his Mar-a-Lago resort and drinking Diet Coke around the West Wing. Trump would sometimes order two McDonald's Corp. The letter revealed that Trump took a daily aspirin and a low dose of statin, a drug used to lower cholesterol.
Trump, 71, took office a year ago as the oldest president ever to start his first term.
Among the most prominent was Woodrow Wilson, who suffered a stroke that left him incapacitated, a fact that was kept from his own Cabinet.
These stories are all related because they're a reflection of Trump's rising anger at news coverage of his presidency.
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According to Yonhap News , the launch could happen by June, meaning it should be announced alongside LG's upcoming flagship phone. While Samsung uses Magnetic Secure Transmission technology (MST), LG uses Wireless Magnetic Communication (WMC) technology.