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Politics Sanders surrogate says heart attack won't stop him from returning to campaign trail

08:55  10 october  2019
08:55  10 october  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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BURLINGTON, Vt. — Senator Bernie Sanders , a week after suffering a heart attack in Las Vegas, said on Tuesday that he planned to slow down his pace on the campaign trail and acknowledged that voters would likely consider his health when deciding whether to vote for him.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Tuesday that he plans to slow down his pace on the presidential campaign trail after suffering a heart attack last "I think we can change the nature of the campaign a bit, make sure that I have the strength to do what I have to do." JUST IN: After returning from his

One of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' most vocal supporters told ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" podcast that not even a heart attack will stop Sanders from campaigning.

Nina Turner, a surrogate and national co-chairwoman for the Sanders campaign and a former Ohio state senator, told Deputy Political Director MaryAlice Parks and correspondent Serena Marshall that his staff and supporters will have to step up, rally around him and do more campaigning on his behalf until he gets back to full speed.

"Somebody like him who is so accustomed to going at a breakneck pace, this is going to be a transition for him in particular," Turner said. "But we're here to help him make that transition."

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Bernie Sanders says that he doesn' t plan on leaving the presidential race following last week's “It wasn’ t a major heart attack . He had a minor heart attack . The stents will be extremely helpful in Surrogates have taken Sanders ’ place on the campaign trail in the meantime, including Carmen

Bernie Sanders , 78, says he ignored being 'fatigued' before heart attack - but does not set a date for returning When your heart stops pumping blood, your brain is starved of oxygen. This causes you to fall unconscious Surrogates have taken Sanders ' place on the campaign trail in the meantime

Earlier this week Sanders told reporters he may have to change some of his campaign tactics while he rests and heals from two stents placed in his chest during surgery.

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Turner said she's been spending a lot of time in South Carolina, but she and others will fill in on the trail until Sanders is back to his normal schedule.

"I will be going into other states even more, so we're just going to rally around the senator, like a campaign family should do when your principal needs you, even more so," Turner said. "We will work even harder than we have been working. ... We'll do it in a way that really complements the senator in a deeper way."

Turner rejected criticism that the campaign hadn't been transparent enough when Sanders and his family found out he'd suffered from a heart attack.

"The public was informed and in a timely fashion, so I'm pushing back on that," Turner said.

Sanders Says He Will ‘Change the Nature’ of His Campaign After Heart Attack

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Bernie Sanders said he will reduce the amount of time he spends on the campaign trail for the foreseeable future after his heart attack . JUST IN: After returning from his visit to the cardiologist @BernieSanders tells us he is prepared to change the "nature" of his campaign .

Sanders ’ campaign has said he will be at next week’s Democratic presidential debate in Ohio. Doctors inserted two stents to open up a blocked artery in his heart . Sanders left the hospital on Friday and flew home to Vermont the following morning.

She went on to explain that the three-day delay in announcing the hospitalization was due to a heart attack was a natural reaction that any normal family undergoing a crisis would have.

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"I want people to wrap their minds around you have a medical emergency, and it doesn't matter that he's a public figure. It doesn't matter if he's running for president. First and foremost, he is a human being," she said. "He is a man of flesh and blood, a person who had a medical emergency. Your first thought … is not to say, 'Wait, let me stop, you know, my medical emergency, let me pause for a commercial break, so that I can notify the media.'"

One of Sanders' closest rivals, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, announced this week that she would not hold high-dollar fundraisers in the general election if nominated, a pledge Sanders made early in his campaign, Turner said.

The candidates are "all running on the gospel according to Bernard Sanders is in some form or fashion," she said.

She added she feels it shows "the power of his movement to challenge Democratic presidential candidates [and] not to bow down at the trough of knockoff millionaires and billionaires, and to take their campaigns to the people and raise money that way."

Bernie Sanders says he should have listened to symptoms

  Bernie Sanders says he should have listened to symptoms Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he was "dumb" not to have listened to the symptoms he was experiencing before he was stricken with a heart attack last week. The 78-year-old Sanders made the comments Tuesday outside his Vermont home as he headed to an appointment with a cardiologist along with his wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders. Sanders returned to Vermont on Saturday to rest after spending three days in a Las Vegas hospital. Doctors inserted two stents to open a clogged artery in his heart. Experts have said Sanders should be able to resume his campaign.

Bernie Sanders has said he regrets ignoring his fatigue along the 2020 campaign trail in recent months before ultimately suffering a heart attack that forced him to suspend his campaign events while recovering in Vermont. Bernie Sanders says he feels 'much better' after heart attack .

Sanders suffered what he now says was a heart attack last week during a stop in Las Vegas, Nevada. After being driven to the hospital with Sanders doesn’ t have any events on the calendar for this week and his campaign says that, while he will return to the trail soon, they’ re postponing

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She also expressed concern about the political turmoil that's been stirred between incumbent President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden over the president's outreach to Ukraine to look into matters that could impact his political rival, as the back and forth could hurt all Democrats.

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"President Trump's got some nerve, but he got lots of nerve. We already know that, you know as corrupt as he is. I mean he didn't drain the swamp, he added to it. He has been profiting from that office, and so has the members of his family," she said. "He is though the master for pulling other people down with him. So it's certainly something that has to be of concern to all Democrats and the Biden campaign is definitely going to have to deal with that."

Powerhouse Politics podcast is a weekly program that posts every Wednesday, and includes headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Powerhouse Politics podcast is hosted by ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and ABC News Political Director Rick Klein.

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