Dr. Harold Bornstein, who had been Donald Trump's physician for more than three decades, wrote a glowing bill of health for then-candidate Trump in 2015. Trump, Bornstein wrote, had "extraordinary" physical strength and "astonishingly excellent" blood pressure, concluding that he would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.”
Bornstein now says the candidate put words in his mouth.
Breaking: President Trump dictated 2015 letter his doctor wrote declaring him the “healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency” says letter’s author Dr. Harold Bornstein. “He dictated that whole letter. I didn't write that letter," Bornstein told CNN’s @MarquardtA— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) May 1, 2018
Bornstein claims to have been taken advantage of again two weeks after Trump's inauguration. Trump lawyers and bodyguards raided his Manhattan office, he said, hoping to seize Trump's medical records.
“How would you feel if you cared for someone for 35 years, they came and robbed your office?” Bornstein told CNN.
"I feel raped, frightened, and sad," Bornstein said in an exclusive interview with NBC News.
“The president’s former doctor telling NBC News that he did not write that glowing health letter about Donald Trump during the campaign - that Mr. Trump wrote it himself.”- @PeterAlexander reports pic.twitter.com/HQ3Ycht349— TODAY (@TODAYshow) May 2, 2018
When asked about the raid at Tuesday's White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that, as was simple "standard operating procedure" for any new president, the White House Medical Unit took possession of his medical records.