May 1, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Ex-Trump doctor says Trump dictated letter praising health

Dr. Bornstein at his car.

Dr. Harold Bornstein, personal physician to Donald Trump. Photo: Joe Marino/NY Daily News via Getty Images

President Trump's former doctor, Dr. Harold Bornstein, told CNN on Tuesday that Trump dictated the letter released during the presidential campaign which said Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected."

The bottom line: Bornstein said during the campaign that he wrote the letter himself, per CNN, but on Tuesday he recanted his earlier claim by explaining Trump "dictated the whole letter. I didn't write that latter. I just made it up as I went along."

Go deeper