President Trump’s medical team offered an update on the commander-in-chief’s condition on Monday ahead of his pending release from the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. But what wasn’t said by Dr. Sean P. Conley, the White House physician, was at times more revealing than what was.
Here are some of the biggest red flags from the press conference.
1. “I don’t want to go backwards.”
Putting together a timeline of Trump’s illness is not only important for tracing his contacts, but for understanding where he’s at in the progression of the disease. But Conley strangely refused to answer reporters’ questions on Monday about when the president received his last negative test, replying: “I don’t want to go backwards.”