Senator Bernie Sanders is hospitalized in Las Vegas, Nevada, after reporting a chest pain on Monday night during a campaign event.
“The senator experienced a chest discomfort. After examinations and a medical evaluation, it was found that he had an obstruction in an artery and two catheters were inserted successfully, “reads a statement from his counselor Jeff Weaver.
“He is talking and has a very good spirit. He will be resting in the next few days. We are canceling their events and appearances until further notice. ”RELATED
The news came on Wednesday after Sanders suspended a forum where he was expected to talk about gun control.
Several presidential candidates spoke on the issue and sent good wishes to the senator. One of them was Kamala Harris: “Thinking about Bernie Sanders today and wishing him a good recovery. If there is one thing I know about him, he is a fighter. I hope I can see him again in the field very soon.”
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Thinking of @BernieSanders today and wishing him a speedy recovery. If there & # 39; s one thing I know about him, he & # 39; s a fighter and I look forward to seeing him on the campaign trail soon.
& mdash; Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 2, 2019