A co-chair of Veterans for Trump kicked the Hillary Clinton health rumor machine into full gear on Monday, baselessly speculating online that she’s hiding a struggle with Parkinson’s disease from the public.
Daniel Tamburello, who is also a Republican New Hampshire state representative, said on Facebook that based on his father’s Parkinson’s diagnosis, he believes that Clinton’s pneumonia is evidence she has the disease, too.
“Hillary has been rumored to have Parkinsons for some time, as one of the theories to what ails her. (Personally I would surmise it is more than one illness),” he wrote on Facebook, as first flagged by BuzzFeed.
Tamburello wrote pneumonia is “one of the most common secondary conditions” that occurs with Parkinson’s, noting that it’s “very common” for Parkinson’s patients to die of pneumonia.
“This in a combination with the recent fondness of mumus, makes me think she is concealing a deep brain stim [sic] battery pack that counters her tremors from Parkinsons (my dad has this battery pack too),” he wrote. “They may have admitted HRC has pneumonia, but that’s not WHY she has pneumonia. I believe she has pneumonia caused by Parkinsons disease.”
Trump, for his part, has remained quiet on Clinton’s medical incident, wishing her a speedy recovery on Monday, despite earlier promoting conspiracy theories that she’d been concealing a secret serious illness.