While defending the conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton’s health pushed by the Donald Trump campaign recently, Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson on Thursday claimed that Clinton suffers from dysphasia, a neurological disorder that affects a person’s ability to speak and understand language.
Pierson first noted that Trump himself has “said that she doesn’t have the strength or the stamina for a very long time.” Trump on Monday said that Clinton “lacks the mental and physical stamina to take on ISIS, and all the many adversaries we face.”
Pierson then launched into fringe conspiracy theories about Clinton’s health pushed by some conservatives.
“What’s new are the other reports of the observations of Hillary Clinton’s behavior and mannerisms,” Pierson said before mentioning “her dysphasia, the fact that she’s fallen, she has had a concussion.”
The Clinton campaign on Tuesday called out the Trump campaign for pushing debunked conspiracy theories about the former secretary of state’s health. And Clinton’s doctor released a statement emphasizing that Clinton “is in excellent health.” Dr. Lisa Bardack also addressed documents saying that Clinton suffers from seizures and “uncontrollable twitching” circulated by the conservative media recently. Bardack said the “allegedly ‘leaked’ medical documents regarding Secretary Clinton” are fake and not based on medical facts.
Watch the clip of Pierson on MSNBC: