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The democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had two stents due to a blocked artery; Dr. Oz the severity of Sanders’ heart weighs a problem.
Sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., backpedaled Wednesday on statements he made a day earlier about the pace of his presidential candidacy, after his heart attack last week, told NBC News that he was willing to “back in the groove of a very rigorous campaign.”
In Sanders’ first sit-down interview, because he had inserted two stents in his chest, to clear a blocked artery, Sanders said that he has the feeling, “a hell of a lot better than I did a week ago.”
“I have no pain, I’m walking now, to get back to work, a good feeling,” he told NBC’s Harry Smith in a clip from the interview, the show planned for Wednesday evening.
BERNIE SANDERS SAYS HE WAS ‘MORE TIRED’ IN THE MONTHS IGNORED UP TO THE HEART ATTACK, BUT THE SYMPTOMS
Sanders was at a campaign event in Nevada last Tuesday, when he began to complain of pain in the chest.
“Someone said, you want to do selfies and I said, ‘My God, I don’t want to do selfies. Let me get the hell out of here’,” he recalled. The complaints Sanders asked to visit an urgent care facility.
“You have said a couple of tests and the doctor there, she said, ‘you have a heart event” and it’s just struck me. I couldn’t believe it,” said Sanders.
According to Sanders, was released from a Nevada hospital on Friday, the campaign revealed that the 78-year-old had suffered a heart attack. But Sanders pushed back, in which they claim that his campaign is trying to hide himself or hide his health problems from voters.
“No, I don’t accept that,” said Sanders. “This is nonsense and I don’t think sometimes, you know, I know, what people think of campaigns. We deal with all types of doctors-and we wanted to get a sense of what the hell was going on, really. So the first thing we try to do is to understand what is going on and not The New York Times to run and to not report every 15 minutes. This is not a baseball game. So I think, we have absolutely appropriate.”
“No excuse,” he added.
Sanders told reporters on Tuesday in front of his house in Burlington, Vt., that he “intends certainly, to actively in the election” but “change the nature” and of the frequency of rallies and events, to “ensure I have the strength to do what I have to do.”
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“We were, you know, in some cases, five or six meetings per day, three or four rallies and public meetings and meetings with groups of people,” said Sanders about his campaign before his heart attack. “I don’t think I’ll do that.”
Sanders said he “misspoke” when he claimed he’d slowly said, his pace in the election campaign, but his wife, Jane O’meara Sanders, on Wednesday that her husband has moved all of the campaign events until next Tuesday, when he will head to Ohio for the fourth Democratic debate.