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- Trump's former physician, Rep. Ronny Jackson, has called on Biden to take a cognitive test.
- Jackson said on Thursday he was circulating a letter among House GOP colleagues.
- More than a dozen Republicans have so far signed the letter, which was sent to Biden directly.
Rep. Ronny Jackson of Texas,, is calling on President Joe Biden to take a cognitive test to prove he's fit to run the country.
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Jackson toldon Thursday he is circulating a letter among House GOP colleagues because he believes Biden is "not physically, or cognitively fit to be our president right now."
More than a dozen Republicans signed the, including Reps. Brian Babin, Pat Fallon, Bob Gibbs, and Jeff Duncan.
"We can't sit on this any longer," Jackson told Hannity on Thursday, according to. "We need to know that we can trust our president, and we need to know that he's in charge of what's going on and someone else isn't pulling the strings behind the scenes. Because that's what it looks like now."
Jackson also criticized Biden's performance overseas withthis week, calling it "embarrassing."
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The Texas congressmanto confirm he sent the letter to Biden, Biden's physician Kevin O'Connor, and Anthony Fauci, who is the chief medical advisor to the president.
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White House officials said last month the president is scheduled to take an annual physical exam "later this year" and will make the results publicly available,
Jackson joined the White House Medical Unit during the George W. Bush administration. He was promoted to be the top White House physician during the Obama and Trump administrations from 2012 to 2018.
During the Trump presidency, Jackson made headlines whenin a sneaky attempt to get him to eat more vegetables.
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In March,found Jackson allegedly made sexual remarks about a female junior employee, verbally abused subordinates, and drank on the job.
Jackson, who now represents Texas's 13th congressional district in Congress,to vote against legislation this week to establish as a federal holiday.
Rep. Ronny Jackson — Trump's controversial ex-doctor — calls for Biden cognitive test .
Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas — former President Donald Trump’s controversial ex-doctor — sent a letter to President Biden on Thursday demanding that he take a cognitive test and make the results public. To achieve this, we urge you to submit to a cognitive test immediately. In 2018, Jackson, the attending White House physician at the time, announced that Trump had requested and aced a cognitive test during a physical examination to disprove claims that his mental health was deteriorating. Jackson also declared Trump to be in “excellent” health despite the fact that the president was nearly obese at the time.