Bernie Sanders says he won't release full medical records

Bernie Sanders says he won't release full medical records

 Bernie Sanders said Tuesday night that he is not planning to release any additional medical records. 

Sanders, 78, suffered a heart attack in October during a campaign event. He had a blockage in one artery and two stents were inserted, his campaign said at the time.

Speaking during CNN's town hall in Las Vegas, Sanders was asked to clarify whether his presidential campaign would be releasing full medical records, which he previously stated he would do. Sanders will take part in the Democractic candidate debate Wedneday night. 

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At the time, he said, "The people do have a right to know about the health of a senator, somebody who's running for president of the United States -- full disclosure."

However, Tuesday he said: “We have released quite as much documentation as any other candidate has" and reiterated that letters from cardiologists and doctors have said he is in good health.

Published on: Feb 19, 2020 16:30:24