Bernie Sanders’ wife speaks out after health scare

Jane Sanders deferred to health professionals on his status but said the 78-year-old Democratic presidential candidate “looks more energetic than he has been.”
1:52 | 10/04/19

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Now the latest on senator Bernie Sanders. We're hearing from his wife this morning as the presidential candidate recovers from a heart procedure in the hospital. Our senior Washington correspondent Terry Moran has the details. Good morning, Terry. Reporter: Good morning, Michael. Bernie Sanders is on the mend in Las Vegas after that heart surgery earlier this week. Doctors inserting two stents to unblock an artery but already his wife Jane says he's rearing to go. Reporter: He's doing great. It's exciting but he's going to be out of here tomorrow or the next day. Reporter: This morning Bernie Sanders' wife, Jane Sanders is speaking out about the presidential hopeful's health. He lookings more energetic than he has been. Reporter: Standing in front of the Las Vegas hospital where Sanders is being treated for a blocked artery she says he's doing better but wouldn't comment on whether the 78-year-old senator suffered a heart attack. A blockage in one artery and put in two stents. It's very common procedure. Reporter: Sanders was taken to a hospital on Tuesday night after a closed door campaign event in Las Vegas. He was complaining of chest pains. You can see him here at the event asking for assistance from an aide. Ari, can you do me a favor? Get me a chair. It's been a long day. Reporter: But now Sanders' wife says he's on the Menz and he'll be back to his intense schedule sooner rather than later. As for his campaign a potential positive sign and has an advertising push in Iowa canceled the day he was hospitalized. We need a fighter. Reporter: So now the question for voters is, can Bernie Sanders do this job? He's determined that he can. He has a loyal base of support. He'll need more than that. He plans on attending that October 15th debate and as he says, he's a fighter, Cecilia. Okay, Terry, thanks so much.

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