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Sanders makes light of recent heart attack

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Bernie Sanders largely dodged a question regarding concerns over his health at the Democratic debate Tuesday night - just two weeks after he experienced a heart attack. Asked by moderator Erin Burnett of CNN how he would seek to “reassure Democratic voters that you're up to the stress of the presidency,” the Vermont senator invited the audience at Otterbein University outside Columbus, Ohio, to an upcoming campaign rally in New York. “We are going to be mounting a vigorous campaign all over this country. That is how I think I can reassure the American people,” Sanders said. “But let me...
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'I'm not on it tonight': Bernie Sanders insists he's not 'on' medical marijuana at Democratic debate

'I'm not on it tonight': Bernie Sanders insists he's not 'on' medical marijuana at Democratic debate

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Bernie Sanders joked that he wasn't "on" marijuana when asked about his health during Tuesday night's Democratic debate.
After CNN host Erin Burnett attempted to change the debate topic to the issue of the candidates' health, Sen. Cory Booker joked, "Sen. Sanders is in favor of medical marijuana, I want to make that clear."
Sanders, who recently suffered a heart attack, laughed and said, "I'm not on it tonight."
The fourth debate, hosted by CNN and The New York Times in Columbus, Ohio, featured a whopping 12 candidates.
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