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Trump to release medical records: White House

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump will have his medical tests next year after which doctors would release his health records, the said today while dismissing as "ridiculous" the questions about his slurred speech.

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was responding to questions about 71-year-old Trump's health after his major policy speech on on Wednesday.

Towards the end of his speech, Trump was seen slurring and mispronouncing words like "god bless America", fuelling speculation about his health.

"He does have a physical scheduled for the first part of next year, the full physical that most Presidents go through.

"That will take place at Walter Reed (National Military Medical Centre), and those records will be released by the doctor following that taking place," Sanders said.

It is the first time that the has committed to releasing health records of Trump, something his predecessors did routinely.

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 13:25 IST