White House denies Biden has Parkinson’s amid questions over doctor’s visits | EUROtoday

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White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre flatly denied that President Joe Biden is being handled for or has been identified with the neurological dysfunction Parkinson’s Disease after reporters pressed her on why a specialist with experience within the illness has visited the White House on a number of events.

“Has the president been treated for Parkinson’s? No. Is he being treated for Parkinson’s? No, he’s not. Is he taking medication for Parkinson’s? No,” she stated after a heated back-and-forth with reporters over why Dr Kevin Cannard, a former army officer who’s a medical physician with experience in neurological and motion issues, visited the White House Medical Unit’s clinic as soon as a month from final July by this previous March.

Cannard’s title was listed within the White House customer logs, that are public information launched by the Biden administration frequently, however Jean-Pierre declined to substantiate whether or not he’d even been on the White House for any motive, citing what she described as “security concerns” and privateness considerations for the a whole bunch of army personnel who work on the White House campus and obtain care by the White House Medical Unit.

“I’m not going to confirm a name. It doesn’t matter if it’s even in the log. I am not going to do that from here. That is not something I am going to do,” stated Jean-Pierre, who stated Biden has seen a neurologist on three events along side his annual bodily, and stated the documentation the White House has launched after every of these physicals is “in line” with medical info launched beneath the George W Bush and Obama administrations.

“But I am not going to devolve somebody’s name or confirm someone … It doesn’t matter how hard you push me. It doesn’t matter how angry you get with me from here. I’m just not going to do that. It is inappropriate. It is not acceptable. So I’m not going to do it,” she stated.

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