New York Times: Daughters of foot doctor say he diagnosed Trump with bone spurs as ‘favor’ to Fred Trump


The daughters of a Queens foot medical professional state their late dad identified President Donald Trump with bone stimulates to help him prevent the Vietnam War draft as a “favor” to his dad Fred Trump, according to a new report Wednesday.

Dr. Larry Braunstein, a podiatric doctor who passed away in 2007, frequently told the story of supplying Donald Trump with the medical diagnosis of bone stimulates in his heels so he could be exempt from military service, his two children– Dr. Elysa Braunstein and Sharon Kessel– told the New York Times.

“It was a family tradition,” Elysa Braunstein told the Times, adding that the story was “something we would always go over” among friends and family.
The Times did not find documentation to assist support the family’s account, who explained themselves as Democrats who dislike Trump, and Elysa Braunstein was not sure whether her dad ever examined Donald Trump.

The White House did not return the Times’ request for an interview with the President nor react to concerns about his service record.
Dr. Braunstein leased his office in Jamaica, Queens, from Fred Trump in the 1960s, the Times reported, mentioning records. His 2 children told the Times that their father provided the diagnosis of bone spurs as a courtesy to the senior Trump.

“I understand it was a favor,” Elysa Braunstein told the newspaper, who included that the “small favor” got her father “gain access to” to Fred Trump.

“If there was anything wrong in the building, my daddy would call and (Fred) Trump would look after it instantly,” she told The Times.
Elysa Braunstein also informed the paper that her dad indicated that Trump did not have a foot condition.

In 1968, after receiving 4 deferments due to education, Donald Trump was diagnosed with bone stimulates in his heels at the age of 22, seven years prior to the Vietnam War ended.

In a 2016 interview with The Times, Trump declared that a physician “gave me a letter– a very strong letter– on the heels” to supplied to draft authorities. In the interview, Trump could not recall the name of the doctor.

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