WH Pushes Back on 'Ridiculous' Health Questions Following Trump's 'Slurred Speech'

08 December, 2017, 01:24 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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To many on the internet, it appeared as if the president was struggling to prevent his dentures, if he uses any, from falling out.

The White House on Wednesday responded to questions about President Trump's disturbingly slurred speech, which was strikingly obvious to many who watched his address announcing he was officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and would be moving the US embassy there.

The mystery behind the president's slurred words caused quite a ruckus on social media. "There's nothing to it", White House spokesman Raj Shah said, the L.A. Times reports.

Shah, pressed on the health concerns, dismissed suggestions the slurring signaled a deeper problem. "I'm just saying, 'Can you imagine?'"

"As disturbing as it was today to watch Donald Trump add fuel to the Middle East conflict, it was even more disturbing to watch the conflict between Donald Trump's teeth and his tongue", "The Daily Show" host said. He's slurring and stumbling over the words.

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Theories claiming he may have been wearing dentures or other dental prosthetics began surfacing on the Internet.

Perhaps Pres. Trump has taken to wearing dentures because his original teeth are broken or missing, although this still leaves unanswered the question of why Trump wouldn't simply opt for implants. "At this point, I wouldn't be shocked to find out he is the dude from 'Men in Black, '" Noah said jokingly.

So Trump just either had his dentures fall out during a speech, or had a stroke on live television.

"He managed to get every word in the speech right, except the last one", Colbert said during CBS's "The Late Show".

"I tell him that if they are too white, they won't look real", the dentist said to Scotti, "but he won't listen". We don't know what's going on, but this is a legitimate issue worthy of consideration.

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