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President Biden is in cognitive decline.

President Joe Biden will have a physical examination in 2021, which will be made public, but it is unclear whether a cognitive test will be included.

Former President Donald Trump and his supporters claimed that President Joe Biden had Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia in 2019. But Biden's medical records, which were made public in the 2019 presidential campaign, showed that he was healthy and capable of carrying out the duties of the President of the United States. It mentioned that Biden was taking medication only for acid reflux, cholesterol, and seasonal allergies.

On May 7, 2021, Press Secretary Jen Psaki told the press that Biden had not updated his medical reports since December 2019. Psaki was unaware of a scheduled medical visit for Biden. Currently, there is no update, but Psaki promised to give the media information once she is updated.

According to CBS News, Joe Biden will have a medical exam "Later this year," according to White House spokesman Andrew Bates, who said the results would be made public. Biden last updated the public on his health 17 months ago when his campaign released a three-page overview of his medical and surgical history. The President was being treated for atrial fibrillation and using drugs for seasonal allergies and occasional reflux, according to a December 2019 letter from Dr. Kevin O'Connor.

Since then, Joe Biden, now 78, hasn't released a full health report. However, he intends to have a check-up within the next eight months.

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