2017-12-08 19:22:53

“The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump”: Psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee on Growing Mental Health Concerns

Questions over President Donald Trump’s mental health continue to grow, following his speech on Wednesday where he slurred his speech and mispronounced words during an address on Israel. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded Thursday to the mounting concerns by announcing that Trump has scheduled a physical health exam. Meanwhile, Pentagon leaders last month told a Senate panel they would ignore any unlawful order by the president to launch a nuclear strike. The testimony came as part of the first congressional hearings in more than 40 years on the president’s authority to start a nuclear war. DN! speaks with Dr. Bandy Lee, a forensic psychiatrist on the faculty of Yale School of Medicine and an internationally recognized expert on violence. She edited the best-selling book, “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President.”

Donald Trump Mental Health Pentagon Psychiatrist Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Health

Democracy Now!

Rev. William Barber: U.S. Policies on Healthcare, Poverty Are Immoral & a Threat to Democracy

Rev. William Barber: U.S. Policies on Healthcare, Poverty Are Immoral & a Threat to Democracy

Democracy Now!

Origins of the Opioid Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew of OxyContin Abuse in 1996 But Covered It Up

Origins of the Opioid Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew of OxyContin Abuse in 1996 But Covered It Up

Democracy Now!

Cities & States Sue Big Pharma, Targeting the Firms Who Profited from Peddling Addictive Opioids

Cities & States Sue Big Pharma, Targeting the Firms Who Profited from Peddling Addictive Opioids

The Thom Hartmann Program

The Intentional Opioid Epidemic Caused By Big Pharma

The Intentional Opioid Epidemic Caused By Big Pharma

The David Pakman Show

Trump Fallacies Explode as Paul Manafort Sent to Jail

Trump Fallacies Explode as Paul Manafort Sent to Jail

The Thom Hartmann Program

Court Rules Voter Purging Not Illegal?

Court Rules Voter Purging Not Illegal?

The David Pakman Show

Trump Shrugs When Reminded Kim Jong-Un is a Brutal Murderer

Trump Shrugs When Reminded Kim Jong-Un is a Brutal Murderer

The David Pakman Show

Trump Campaign to Discredit Michael Cohen is Underway

Trump Campaign to Discredit Michael Cohen is Underway

Related

Democracy Now!

Detained Migrant Children Forcibly Injected With Powerful Psychiatric Drugs, New Lawsuit Claims

Detained Migrant Children Forcibly Injected With Powerful Psychiatric Drugs, New Lawsuit Claims

The Thom Hartmann Program

Racism Is in the DNA of America

Racism Is in the DNA of America

Democracy Now!

GEO Group & Private Prisons Stand to Profit as Trump Pushes Indefinite Family Detention

GEO Group & Private Prisons Stand to Profit as Trump Pushes Indefinite Family Detention

The David Pakman Show

Trump Signs Order After Claiming He "Couldn't" End Child Separations

Trump Signs Order After Claiming He "Couldn't" End Child Separations