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Donald Trump drops medical records in Dr. Oz appearance airing Thursday, reports say

Oz called Trump "slightly overweight," a source present at the taping told NBC News

Brendan Gauthier
September 14, 2016 10:36PM (UTC)

Donald Trump's appearance on "The Dr. Oz Show," airing Thursday, has been billed as a reveal of the results of the Republican presidential nominee's recent physical. Early Wednesday morning, however, the Trump campaign contradicted this in a statement calling the appearance "NOT an opportunity to review lab results and get into the weeds on Mr. Trump's medical records."

Lo and behold, early reports from those present at the taping on Wednesday indicate Trump and cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz did to some extent "get into the weeds on" the billionaire's "lab results."


Oz reportedly said Trump though "very healthy" is "slightly overweight" at about 267 pounds (thought Politico's sources put him at 236), which seems to be his only bad number.

"His blood pressure is good. His cholesterol is good but he takes medication for it, which is probably why," a source present at the taping told NBC News' Katy Tur. "His thyroid and liver function tests were normal. His EKG and echocardiogram were both read as normal."

The most damning revelation of the whole thing came after Dr. Oz said it's "nice to see" Trump kiss Ivanka, to which Trump said he "kisses her every chance he gets."


Watch the promo clip below:

Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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