Friday January 12, 2018
I am a registered voter. Over the past year, I have noted with alarm the many inflammatory and frankly irrational statements made by President Donald Trump on numerous issues, as well as certain signs of physical deterioration, and this has led me to become concerned about whether his mental and physical health are good enough to allow him to continue in his current capacity.
Given the previous dubious statements released on the subject of his health, I am not confident that his physical examination will provide honest and reliable information. I believe Congress needs to act, and for that reason I am asking that U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan support H.R. 1987, the Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act.
Whatever their views on Trump's policies and behavior, I hope our legislators agree that it is important for the president of the United States to be mentally and physically capable of functioning in that high office.
Meehan should urge the House leadership to advance this bill and vote for it when it reaches the House floor.
Congress must ensure president is capable