White House doctor who said Trump could live to 200 was a bad, abusive boss, according to report

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the former White House physician turned member of Congress who once told reporters that Donald Trump could live to age 200 if he would just eat a vegetable, is under intense scrutiny following a new government report on his White House tenure.

A new Department of Defense inspector general report concludes that Jackson made “sexual and denigrating” comments about a woman employee, drank alcohol on the job, and took a prescription sleeping medication that “prompted concerns from his colleagues about his inability to provide proper care,” according to a CNN report.

The findings outlined in the report, which was obtained by CNN prior to its release on Wednesday, stem from a years-long IG investigation into Jackson — who currently represents Texas in the House of Representatives and sits on the House Armed Services subcommittee overseeing military personnel — that was launched in 2018 and examines allegations that date back to his time serving during the Obama and Trump administrations.

Oh, but there’s more! Jackson was also allegedly a Trump-level asshole.

  • March 3, 2021