President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to complain about speculation that mental and physical ailments could be explained by him having a stroke or series of mini-strokes.
As the hashtag #TrumpStroke trended on Twitter, Trump lashed out at conservative Matt Drudge for a brutal headline on Trump denying a mini-stroke is the reason he was rushed to Walter Reed Medical Center in November.
The front page of the Drudge Report featured two banner headlines on the topic on Tuesday.
[caption id="attachment_1661199" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Screengrab of the Drudge Report on September 1, 2020.[/caption]
The second headline links to a July 28th video of Trump appearing to drag his right foot while visiting North Carolina. Raw Story covered the video at the time in a story noting the speculation of Trump's health.
As CNN media reporter Oliver Darcy noted, Trump lied about Drudge's stance in 2016.
You'll remember that @DRUDGE was so pro-Trump in the 2016 primaries that @tedcruz actually called it an "attack sit… https://t.co/ELJAjlduD3— Oliver Darcy (@Oliver Darcy) 1598997751.0
Here is the video linked to in Drudge's headline:
NEW VIDEO: President Trump wears a face mask while touring a laboratory in North Carolina Monday. PO-124MO https://t.co/V11jd4Vht5— CNN Newsource (@CNN Newsource) 1595919859.0