Nikki Haley, the closest rival to former President Donald Trump, and Indian American entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy are expected to spar with each other in the fourth GOP-sponsored presidential debate at the University of Alabama on Tuesday night as former ex-New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to hold his own on his anti-Trump stance.
US presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders suffered heart attack three days ago as doctors on Friday announced that he was discharged from the hospital in Las Vegas.
Sanders, 78, said that he felt “great,” according to a statement from his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
“Sen. Sanders was diagnosed with myocardial infarction,” his doctors said in the statement.
Earlier on Wednesday, Sanders was treated for a blocked artery after experiencing chest discomfort and has cancelled campaign events until further notice, according to his adviser.
“Sen. Sanders is conversing and in good spirits. He will be resting up over the next few days. We are cancelling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates,” Jeff Weaver said in a statement.
Sanders is the oldest candidate vying to take on President Donald Trump, 73, and is third in the Democratic nominee polls behind Joe Biden, 76, and Elizabeth Warren, 70.
Sanders’ health has generally been good and it has been Biden who has had to bat away questions about his stamina and mental sharpness.
In the month of March, Sanders gashed his head on a shower door and had seven stitches, but quickly returned to the campaign trail.
Last month, he cancelled three events in South Carolina to rest his voice, which had become hoarse.
The US senator from Vermont has been among the top contenders in the crowded field seeking the 2020 nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump.