Donald Trump's doctor dismisses speculation of chest pain

Donald Trump's doctor dismissed reports that the US president's had suffered chest pain. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Trump, 73, spent just over an hour on Saturday having "examinations, labs and discussions" at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, presidential physician Sean Conley said in a statement issued by the White House.
  • Some Washington reports suggested that the checkup was unscheduled and had been triggered by Trump suffering chest discomfort.
  • Trump, who has confounded health experts with his penchant for junk food and avoidance of strenuous exercise, weighed 243 pounds (110 kg) at that time.



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