Calls for Cognitive Testing Intensify for President Joe Biden Amid Debate on Mental Fitness

Calls for Cognitive Testing Intensify for President Joe Biden Amid Debate on Mental Fitness

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Public and Professional Perspectives

's biographer, Chris Whipple, revealed that one of his "closest friends" suggested he undergo a complete neurological exam and publicly share the results to address concerns about cognitive decline.

Medical experts and a neurologist specializing in Parkinson's disease have noted potential signs of neurodegeneration in Biden, including word-finding difficulties and a shuffling gait, despite the president's daily cognitive tests claim.

Media and Political Reactions

The legacy media has come under scrutiny for its coverage of Biden's mental health, especially after a debate performance that critics claim highlighted his cognitive issues. This has led to calls for cognitive testing from both political supporters and opponents.

Despite the growing public and media pressure, Biden has refused to commit to a cognitive test, asserting that the demands of his job serve as a daily test. This stance has been criticized by figures from both within and outside his party.
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