2020 Rivals Offer Well-Wishes to Sanders Amid Health Scare: ‘Stay Strong Bernie’
Bernie Sanders received immediate and earnest well wishes from political competitors for the Democratic 2020 nomination in light of the news that he has been hospitalized for a heart procedure.
The Sanders campaign announced Wednesday morning that the Vermont senator had a procedure to deal with a blocked artery that was causing him “chest discomfort.” Sanders will be taking the next few days to rest from the operation, but his campaign events have been postponed until further notice.
News of Sanders’ condition spread quickly throughout the media, and several of his election rivals have offered they sympathies for him on Twitter.
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— Andrew Yang (@AndrewYang) October 2, 2019
Thinking of @BernieSanders today and wishing him a speedy recovery. If there’s one thing I know about him, he’s a fighter and I look forward to seeing him on the campaign trail soon.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 2, 2019
We want to send our best wishes for a quick recovery to @BernieSanders today. Our whole team has you in their thoughts.
— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) October 2, 2019
April and I extend our prayers to @BernieSanders and wish him a full and complete recovery from his surgery. His fighting spirit will sustain him during this time, as will the support and love of his family, friends and countless supporters.
— John Delaney (@JohnDelaney) October 2, 2019
— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) October 2, 2019
— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) October 2, 2019
All of us here at @PeteForAmerica are sending our best wishes for a speedy recovery to Senator @BernieSanders. We’re thinking of him and his family today, and I look forward to seeing him back on the campaign trail very soon.
— Pete Buttigieg (@PeteButtigieg) October 2, 2019
Bernie’s fighting spirit will get him through anything and everything. Good to hear he is doing better and look forward to seeing him soon.
— Amy Klobuchar (@amyklobuchar) October 2, 2019
Bruce, Team Warren, and I are sending all our best wishes for a speedy recovery to @BernieSanders. I hope to see my friend back on the campaign trail very soon.
— Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) October 2, 2019
.@DrBiden and I are sending our best wishes to @BernieSanders, Jane, and the whole Sanders family. Anyone who knows Bernie understands what a force he is. We are confident that he will have a full and speedy recovery and look forward to seeing him on the trail soon.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) October 2, 2019
My prayers are with @BernieSanders and his family while he recuperates and rests. We love you, Bernie!
— Marianne Williamson (@marwilliamson) October 2, 2019
Here’s hoping for a speedy recovery for my friend, @BernieSanders. Andrea, the family and I are sending our support and prayers his way. I look forward to seeing him back on the trail soon.
— Tim Ryan (@TimRyan) October 2, 2019
Hillary Clinton, who competed with Sanders for the Democratic nomination in 2016, had this to say on The View.
— The View (@TheView) October 2, 2019
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