“I mentioned to the physician, it was Dr. Ronny Jackson. I mentioned, ‘Is there some type of a take a look at, an acuity take a look at?’” Mr. Trump recalled on Wednesday. “And he mentioned, ‘There really is,’ and he named it, no matter it is perhaps.”
Then the president elaborated for a number of minutes.
“It was 30 to 35 questions,” Mr. Trump mentioned. “The primary questions are very straightforward. The final questions are far more tough. Like a reminiscence query. It’s, like, you’ll go: Individual. Lady. Man. Digicam. TV. So they are saying, ‘May you repeat that?’ So I mentioned, ‘Yeah. It’s: Individual. Lady. Man. Digicam. TV.’”
“‘OK, that’s excellent. In case you get it so as you get further factors,’” Mr. Trump mentioned a physician advised him. “OK, now he’s asking you different questions, different questions, after which, 10 minutes, 15, 20 minutes later they are saying, ‘Keep in mind that first query — not the primary — however the 10th query? Give us that once more. Are you able to do this once more?’”
“And also you go: ‘Individual. Lady. Man. Digicam. TV,’” Mr. Trump mentioned. “In case you get it so as, you get further factors.”
“They mentioned no person will get it so as,” Mr. Trump mentioned. “It’s really not that straightforward, however for me, it was straightforward. And that’s not a straightforward query. In different phrases, they ask it to you, they provide you 5 names and you must repeat ’em. And that’s OK. In case you repeat ’em out of order, it’s OK, however, , it’s not nearly as good. However if you return about 20, 25 minutes later and so they say return to that — they don’t inform you this — ‘Return to that query and repeat ’em, are you able to do it?’ And also you go: ‘Individual. Lady. Man. Digicam. TV.’
“They are saying, ‘That’s wonderful. How did you do this?’” Mr. Trump continued. “I do it as a result of I’ve, like, a superb reminiscence, as a result of I’m cognitively there. Now, Joe ought to take that take a look at, as a result of one thing’s happening. And, and, I say this with respect. I imply — going to in all probability occur to all of us, proper? You already know? It’s going to occur.”
Mr. Siegel didn’t ask follow-up questions.
In an interview broadcast on Sunday, when advised that Mr. Biden was chosen in a Fox ballot because the extra mentally sound candidate, Mr. Trump disputed that discovering and defended his cognitive take a look at outcomes to Mr. Wallace, who mentioned he had taken the identical take a look at that the president had boasted about acing. Mr. Wallace identified that one of many questions requested to determine an elephant.