The 2024 Republican presidential candidate said, on Saturday, during an event in Manchester, New Hampshire, that “his mind is stronger now than it was 25 years ago.”
A few months ago, I took a cognitive test my doctor gave me and passed with flying colors
This comment came after a previous campaign stop in Concord, New Hampshire, during which Trump reduced the size of the crowd at another Republican Party candidate, namely Nikki Haley campaign events, according to the British newspaper “Daily Mail”. Interested in trade.
He then bizarrely blamed Haley — rather than his usual target, Democrat Nancy Pelosi — for security lapses at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.
“Nancy…Nicky…a difference without a difference,” Chris Lacivita, a senior adviser to Trump's campaign, later said on X (formerly Twitter).
Nancy…Nicki…a difference without a difference Haley questions Trump's mental fitness after he confused her with Nancy Pelosi | CNN Politics https://t.co/P9q5XzJk02
– Chris LaCivita (@LaCivitaC) January 20, 2024
Later Saturday, during a campaign event in Keene, New Hampshire, Haley suggested that the 77-year-old Trump may not be eligible for a second term.
“They say he was confused because he was talking about someone else, Nancy Pelosi.” Haley said. “However, he mentioned me several times in this text. What concerns me is – I am not saying anything disparaging – but
When dealing with the presidency and the pressures that come with it, there can be no one whose mental fitness is questioned. impossible
Incidentally, while Trump has been bragging about his cognitive tests for years — which are not IQ tests, but tests typically given to older people with cognitive decline — the designers behind the test have questioned the validity of his claims, noting that
He bragged about correctly answering questions that were not part of the exam at all
– writes the Washington Post.