Jackson said Trump urged the doctor to "answer every question" the media had before he stepped up to the podium, and he did so with gusto during an nearly hour-long briefing with the media, in a remarkable show of transparency.
Durbin on Tuesday said he stood by "every word" of his account of the meeting, which he attended alongside Cotton, Sen. "We welcome our 45th President, Donald Trump, to the 45th annual March for Life".
Ronny Jackson had issued a blanket declaration that Trump was in "excellent health" after last Friday's exam, and promised to provide a fuller readout on Tuesday. Apparently, many people voted for Barack Obama and, four years later, for Donald Trump.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee on "Oversight of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 16, 2018. Neither could recall or insisted they didn't hear the president refer to some African nations as "s--holes".
"I've got to know him pretty well".
"The conversation was very impassioned".
Trump took particular issue with the idea that people who'd fled to the USA after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay as part of the deal, according to the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the discussion.
Trump's cholesterol reading from Friday's exam was borderline high even though he takes a low dose of the statin drug Crestor.
In an interview with "The View" table, co-host Meghan McCain asked Durbin if he felt he may have done more harm than good for the immigration bill by coming out with accusations about what the president may have said in a private meeting.
"He's very sharp. He's very articulate when he speaks to me", said Jackson, patronising doctors who commented on Trump's health from afar for their "tabloid psychiatry".
The Illinois representative said this past week that he heard the president make the statements, although other representatives in the same meeting denied hearing it.
The person believes the discrepancy may be why some Republican senators are denying having heard the president say "s***hole".
"I can reliably say and the folks in the mental health community would back me up on that, that if he had some type of mental cognitive issue that this test is sensitive enough to pick up on that", he told reporters. There appears to be little difference in meaning between the two words.
Mr. Trump won the chicken game with his ostensible partisan colleagues in Congress, after the collapse of the Russian-collusion argument based on the spurious Steele dossier commissioned and paid for by the Clinton campaign ($10 million), and then cited by Democrats as objective evidence of Mr. Trumps treason. "Why don't we get more people from Norway?"
When it came to talk of extending protections for Haitians, Durbin said Trump replied, "We don't need more Haitians'".
Too many Americans have been misled by the sentimental myth that our immigration policy is (or should be) based on a poem that includes the lines "give me your exhausted, your poor, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore".