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Donald Trump is following through with his “no more Mr. Nice Guy” promise.
This week, the Republican nominee for president shifted gears to launch his attacks on Hillary Clinton’s health — alleging she doesn’t have the “mental and physical stamina” to be president.
His conspiracy about the Democratic nominee’s declining health is surmised from a collection of photos where Clinton is sitting with a pillow beneath her lower back or carefully walking in heels up a flight of steps.
Fox news reporter Sean Hannity went so far as to host a panel of medical experts to comment on Clinton’s perceived health decline.
Some have criticized Trump’s attacks on Clinton’s health arguing it is a means to construct a narrative that suggests she’s too weak or fragile to become president.
The Clinton campaign clapped back with a statement from Clinton’s longtime physician, Lisa Bardack.
“As Secretary Clinton’s long time physician, I released a medical statement during the campaign indicating that she is in excellent health,” she said. “I have recently been made aware of allegedly ‘leaked’ medical documents regarding Secretary Clinton with my name on them. These documents are false, were not written by me and are not based on any medical facts.”
In 2012, then former Secretary of State Clinton suffered a concussion and blood clot that Bardack says “resolved within two months.”
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