'Getting progressively worse': New video reignites debate over Donald Trump's health as concerns mount over unsteady gait

'Getting progressively worse': New video reignites debate over Donald Trump's health as concerns mount over unsteady gait
A newly circulating video of Donald Trump with an unsteady gait has sparked renewed debate about the former president's physical health (Getty Images, Ron Filipkowski/X)

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: A newly circulating video showing Donald Trump exhibiting an unsteady gait has reignited discussion and debate over the former president's physical health.

The short clip, posted online this week, depicts Trump walking with a clearly discernible limp, dragging his right leg with each step in an apparently abnormal manner.

The video has sparked new concerns about possible mobility issues that Trump might encounter, particularly as he persists in his 2024 presidential campaign at the age of 77.

The video provides the most recent visual evidence, contributing to public speculation and armchair diagnosis of the controversial former commander-in-chief's present and future health condition, per OK Magazine.



 

Video footage fuels concerns over Trump's physical health

The brief video, first shared on X by Ron Filipkowski, editor-in-chief of the liberal PAC MeidasTouch, portrays Trump entering a room to cheers, highlighting an observable unsteadiness in his gait. Notably, his right leg appears to lag behind with each step, resembling a limp.

While no verified medical analysis of Trump's limb mobility or neurological status has been made public, the visual evidence has nonetheless sparked health concerns and garnered criticism from viewers.

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No verified medical analysis of Trump's limb mobility or neurological status has been released (Getty Images)

In response to the surge of attention, a spokesperson for Trump criticized President Joe Biden's fitness for office, quoting Trump's statement that "Crooked Joe Biden is a mental midget unfit for office."

Regular comparisons between Trump's and 81-year-old Biden's physical wellness have become common, as both septuagenarians undergo regular examinations of their health and stamina. This isn't the first time Trump has displayed signs of frailty or asymmetry while walking.

In January, another video showed Trump apparently dragging his right leg while handing out pizza to Iowa firefighters.

Donald Trump (Getty Images)
The short clip depicts Trump walking with a clearly discernible limp, dragging his right leg with each step in an apparently abnormal manner (Getty Images)

Online reactions to Trump's dragging leg spark varied speculations

As the news of Trump's dragging leg circulated online, a plethora of reactions emerged, each providing distinctive viewpoints on the possible reasons behind it.

One user on X remarked, "Damn he looks worse than I thought."



 

Another user contributed to the speculation, suggesting, "Getting progressively worse. Either he had a mini-stroke or he’s got some nerve damage."

An individual weighed in with a different perspective, stating, "He’s known to have a bad back. I’m wondering if he has nerve compression and a drop foot."



 



 

Adding to the online discourse, someone theorized, "Probably needs a knee replacement." \

Another user delved into the complexities of weight distribution, noting, "Right hip and knee carrying too much weight. Needs hip or knee replacement or both. It happens at that age to a lot of elderly."



 



 

Providing a personal touch to the reactions, another user shared, "I walk like that. Osteoarthritis with cartilage loss in the knees."



 

 

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