BREAKING: Bernie Has Heart Procedure, All Events Cancelled Until Further Notice

Bernie Sanders’ campaign announced the Presidential candidate experienced chest pain during a campaign event on Tuesday.

He has had surgery and two stents inserted.

Per Yashar Ali:

News: Senator Bernie Sanders had surgery for a blockage in one artery and two stents were “successfully inserted,” according to a statement from his campaign.

His campaign says he’s cancelling events until further notice

KTLA reports Bernie Sanders’ campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances “until further notice.”

The 78-year-old Sanders was in Las Vegas when, according to a campaign statement, he experienced chest discomfort during a campaign event Tuesday and sought medical evaluation. Two stents were “successfully inserted” and that Sanders “is conversing and in good spirits,” according to the campaign.

Sanders’ wife, Jane O’Meara Sanders, was en route to Las Vegas on Wednesday and said in an email to The Associated Press that her husband was “doing really well.”

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