Minutes after President Trump tweeted he had fired the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and replaced him with Dr. Ronny Jackson, the Physician to the President under both Trump and President Obama, Donald Trump Jr. flipped out on the BBC.
Apparently, this article's title was not the the president's son's liking:
Trump picks his doctor to replace Shulkin as veterans secretary https://t.co/wXZkhipmT2— BBC News (World) (@BBC News (World)) 1522275077.0
"You mean ADMIRAL Ronny Jackson who BTW was also Obama’s doctor? Just so we are clear and eliminate any of what your conveniently misleading headline suggests," Trump Jr. tweeted.
You mean ADMIRAL Ronny Jackson who BTW was also Obama’s doctor? Just so we are clear and eliminate any of what your… https://t.co/0huCDzTuJz— Donald Trump Jr. (@Donald Trump Jr.) 1522275512.0
Admiral Ronny Jackson's official title, just as those before him who were White House Doctors, is Physician to the President.
For example, here's a portion of Dr. Jackson's 2014 official examination results of President Barack Obama:
On Twitter, many mocked Trump Jr's freak-out:
@Christie_D22 @DonaldJTrumpJr I see that Grandpa Spouting Off Disorder is genetic on his father's side. Maybe ADMIR… https://t.co/wcINtDYLZO— Andrew (@Andrew) 1522276533.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr Any doctor that thinks your dad is a healthy weight is questionable at best.— Rich Swinton 🇺🇸 (@Rich Swinton 🇺🇸) 1522275604.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr The headline is correct.— 🕊Scout (@🕊Scout) 1522275812.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr Guess you didn’t read the article huh Donny? Not really anything wrong with a headline stating a fa… https://t.co/auqzZOzmcL— Joel Birch (@Joel Birch) 1522277527.0