CNN Hosts Doctor Who Hasn't Examined Clinton To Speculate She Could Have Cognitive Impairment From A 2012 Blood Clot

CNN Hosts Doctor Who Hasn't Examined Clinton To Speculate She Could Have Cognitive Impairment From A 2012 Blood Clot

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From the September 12 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin:

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BROOKE BALDWIN (HOST): Let me pivot back to the health records, Dr. Tiffany, and ask you this. As we talked about Hillary Clinton's additional medical records to come out this week, also we're hearing from the Trump camp that we should get some more information on his own health. When people pour through that, what do you expect to learn? 

DR. TIFFANY SIZEMORE: One of my concerns, actually, is -- and I want to be very blunt -- pneumonia, which she has now, and what happened in 2012 are two distinctly separate things. However, the medical problems that Hillary had in 2012 are still significant medical problems. Having a blood clot in a vein in your brain is a pretty significant issue, especially when there's been studies out that there's a small subset of people who, when they have this problem, have chronic cognitive and decision-making impairment. So I do think --

BALDWIN: But what about [Donald] Trump? Sorry, I don't know if I spoke -- 

SIZEMORE: I'm getting there. It's OK. 

BALDWIN: OK, OK.

SIZEMORE: I think it's difficult with Trump because we really don't know much, right? I mean, he hasn't been in the forefront. There was no video out there. Do I think that Americans have a right to kind of know the general health of who potentially could be our president to make sure they're going to have a minimum of four-year term, God forbid something acute happen? Sure, I do think that.

Previously:

Anchors Give Legitimacy To Clinton Health Conspiracies Their Own Outlets Have Debunked

NBC News Mainstreams Conspiracy Theories About Hillary Clinton's Health

Stephen Colbert Mocks Right-Wing Hillary Clinton Health Conspiracy Theories

MSNBC's Maddow Highlights How Clinton Health Conspiracies Made Their Way From Alex Jones' InfoWars To Fox News

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