Sen. Joe Manchin, the rib lunch accidentally cracked Democratic sen. Claire McCaskill during the implementation of the Heimlich maneuver in the case of a caucus.
Sen. Joe Manchin accidentally fellow Democratic sen. Claire McCaskill cracked the rib while performing the Heimlich maneuver at a caucus lunch, Missouri senator showed over the weekend how she kept her campaign schedule, despite the colleague-injury.
A spokesman for West Virginia Sen. Manchin told The Washington Post, Missouri Sen. McCaskill began choking during a lunch for Senate Democrats on Thursday.
Manchin intervened to save them.
But, according to the Post, McCaskill revealed to constituents over the weekend, Manchin injured her rib in the process.
No hard feelings, though.
“I’m really grateful that Joe is a bit of a sore rib for a few weeks, no big deal,” McCaskill told the Post in a statement.
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The senator has continued to plan, with the votes-and their campaigns – the only adjustment makes them avoid hugging people for a while.
McCaskill and Manchin happen to be two of the most endangered Senate Democrats in this year’s elections. Manchin against Republican state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in November, during the Missouri primary sort from McCaskill Challenger on Aug. 7 – the GOP front-runner, the state attorney General Josh Hawley.
Fox News’ Power Rankings, the two races consider a toss-up in November.
McCaskill addressed Democrats at the annual Truman dinner in St. Louis on Saturday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.