In November 2019, President Donald Trump made an unscheduled visit to Walter Reed hospital, which the White House dismissed as a “quick exam and labs.” Now, new information is revealed about what really happened at this visit. Chris Cillizza explains.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

President Trump’s medical exam was unscheduled, source said

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