CNN title CNN: Trump is dead — CNN headline next week title CNN : Trump is no longer president article CNN: CNN headline — CNN Newsroom — Monday, September 24, 2020 12:45:50A Trump adviser said in an email that the former president has been diagnosed with brain cancer, and that the president will undergo surgery later this week.
The aide added that the diagnosis is not expected to affect the president’s ability to serve in the Oval Office.
The former president, who is in his 80s, has struggled with Alzheimer’s disease.
He has not been able to speak publicly about his illness.
Trump has maintained that he has been receiving regular intelligence briefings from his doctor, Dr. Harold Bornstein, who told him the former President had not been diagnosed.
Bornstein has since retired.
Bornsto be replaced by Robert Walker, a former special adviser to the former presidents Bush and Obama.
Trump said he was in a good mood on Sunday, but he had been suffering from flu-like symptoms.
“I think I am getting better,” Trump said at a news conference in the White House Rose Garden.
“I’m getting better, and we’ll see what happens, but I think it’s a little bit worse than it was.”
Trump said that his illness had made him “a little bit more of a liability.”
“I was the only person who wasn’t going to be able to keep my mouth shut,” he said.
“But now, as a result of it, the world knows about it.”