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People are asking if Trump wears dentures after he struggled to finish his Israel speech

US President Donald Trump. Photo: Mark Wilson/ Getty Images.
  • People noticed that President Donald Trump may have been struggling towards the end of a big speech on Israel Wednesday afternoon.
  • Theories claiming he may have been wearing dentures or other dental prosthetics began surfacing on the Internet.

As President Donald Trump ended his big speech on recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announcing the US would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, people pointed out that he appeared to be struggling to deliver his final words.

“Thank you, God bless you, God bless Israel, God bless the Palestinians, and God bless the United States,” Trump said.

Trump noticeably slurred the final words and people started to theorise that he may have been wearing dentures or some other form of dental prosthetics.

When asked about Trump’s apparent verbal slip, a White House spokesperson told the media outlet Quartz that Trump had a case of “dry mouth.” It was not immediately clear whether the president wears dentures or a similar orthodontic device.

Trump has frequently touted his health throughout his campaign and presidency, and producing a letter signed by his personal physician of 35 years to prove his point. It is unclear whether Trump will publicize his yearly physicals as president, as his predecessors have done.

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