Public Papers

Exchange With Reporters on the President's Health


Q. Mr. President, how are you feeling, sir? And is your heartbeat back to completely normal?

The President. Back to normal, and I'm feeling great. And this is a photo op at which I do not take questions. [Laughter] Same old me. Thank you for inquiring.

Q. Do you want Fast Track to succeed? Don't answer that. [Laughter]

The President. Come on, Helen [Helen Thomas, United Press International]. [Laughter]

Note: The exchange began at 10:23 a.m. in the Cabinet Room at the White House. A tape was not available for verification of the content of this exchange.