Prof says she'd ‘restrain’ Trump, force psych test if she were his doctor

  • A professor tweeted in response to Trump's decision to wave to his supporters outside Walter Reed Medical Center from his motorcade.
  • The medical doctor said that she would force Trump to undergo a "psychiatric evaluation."

Visiting George Washington University Professor and medical doctor, Leana Wen, tweeted in response to President Donald Trump's decision to leave Walter Reed Medical Center to greet his supporters from the presidential motorcade, saying that she would have had security physically "restrain" him and force him to undergo a "psychiatric evaluation."

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"I'd call security to restrain him then perform a psychiatric evaluation to examine his decision-making capacity."   

The president had been at Walter Reed since Friday after testing positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. Trump supporters gathered in front of the hospital in a show of support. On Sunday, Trump greeted his supporters in front of the hospital from inside the motorcade.

Image source: YouTube/WNYC-TV

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In response, Wen said if she were Trump’s doctor she would have security “restrain” him and perform a psychiatric evaluation. 



"If @realDonaldTrump  were my patient, in unstable condition + contagious illness, & he suddenly left the hospital to go for a car ride that endangers himself & others: I'd call security to restrain him then perform a psychiatric evaluation to examine his decision-making capacity," she wrote. 

Campus Reform reached out to Wen for further comment but did not receive a reply in time for publication. 

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Ashley Carnahan is a California Campus Correspondent with Campus Reform. She is student at the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Russian. Ashley is also a member of Berkeley's Turning Point USA chapter.

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