Bernie Sanders has heart procedure for artery blockage, cancels events until ‘further notice’
Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) campaign announced Wednesday that the presidential candidate had two stents inserted after the discovery of a blocked artery and that he will canceling his upcoming events for now.
“During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced some chest discomfort,” Senior Advisor Jeff Weaver said in a statement. “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.”