Sanders also noted that Trump will have a full physical at Walter Reed Medical Center early next year, and that those records would be released by the doctor.
All this prompted many to speculate about Trump's dental or health problems, in what was rejected by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders who said that "the President's throat was dry, nothing more than that".
"Those records will be released by the doctor following that taking place", she added.
As Trump entered the event, his first words were - "I know there are a lot of happy people here, Jerusalem", to a roaring applause from the crowd, a relatively small one compared to past White House Hannukah events.
"The hashtag "#DentureDonald" started to trend on Twitter on Wednesday night after "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah played a clip showing the president slurring his words and mocked him. President George W. Bush's was first released August 4, 2001.
We've talked a couple of times this week about the risky consequences surrounding Donald Trump's new policy toward Israel, which the president announced at a White House event on Wednesday.
Trump has frequently touted his oral health in the past.
"If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency", Trump's physician of 25 years, Dr. Harold Bornstein, said in a signed statement in December 2015.
Trump's typical order from McDonald's, Lewandowski wrote, consisted of "two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish and a chocolate malted".