Date: October 03, 2019
“BREAKING NEWS: Bernie Sanders hospitalized – Hill.TV talks with a retired interventional cardiologist
Sen. Bernie Sanders was hospitalized after experiencing chest discomfort during a campaign event in Las Vegas on Tuesday. He underwent a procedure to have two stents inserted to address a blockage in one artery.
Jeff Weaver, a senior adviser to Sanders’s campaign, said in a statement, “During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced some chest discomfort. Following medical evaluation and testing he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted. Sen. Sanders is conversing and in good spirits. He will be resting up over the next few days. We are canceling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates.”