Is Bernie Sanders Healthy Enough To Be President?

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The Hillary Clinton campaign has been clamoring for Bernie Sanders to release his medical records. Now that he has, do they say he is healthy enough to be president? Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, John Iadarola (ThinkTank), and Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show) hosts of The Young Turks break it down.

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Bernie Sanders is “in overall very good health,” the attending Senate physician said in a letter released Thursday summarizing the Vermont senator’s medical evaluation.
“You are in overall very good health and active in your professional work, and recreational lifestyle without limitation,” Senate attending physician Dr. Brian P. Monahan wrote in a letter dated Jan. 20. The Senate office has treated Sanders for more than two decades.

Sanders’ last physical examination came Nov. 18, and most of the results were normal. Sanders has been treated for conditions including gout, hypothyroidism and a removal of superficial skin tumors, but he has no history of cardiovascular disease, the report said.

He has undergone surgeries to “repair left and right side inguinal hernias,” according to the report, and “a right true vocal cord cyst excision.” He also had an elective outpatient hernia repair procedure done late November, after his last examination.”


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  • Trump has the clap!

    Lord of Liberals April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • He is too old… where was he all this while, cpuld have made a great president.

    Wisdom Wissy April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • He looks like he will have a heart attack soon

    Major Mangle April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Hillary is not much younger and she has already had a stroke.

    efeldman2000 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • DRUMPF takes speed pills !

    Rety Fuller April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • No I don't think he is disqualified because of his health or age. I'm not a doctor but just based on observations he does seem healthier than Hillary anyway. Anyone see that video of Hillary's coughing fit during her speech? Also even if Bernie does die during his presidency, that's what vice presidents are for and I'm sure even his vice would be better than Trump or Hillary.

    Unicorn Lady (formerly archiecook55) April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Sanders health record sounds like my grandfathers. They are the same age too XD

    KnightofAntiquity April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Donald Trump has a erectile dysfunction

    Zach Chicano April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • I see Clinton is desperate to get Sanders out of the race

    rythmjc3 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • I would love to see Bernie Sanders go Vegan to be at his healthiest ever

    Vegan Stoner April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • LOL president sanders the united states is going to war. BAM !!! heart attack hits the floor haha

    Joseph Hinojosa April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Now it's time for Hillary to release her transcripts.

    LemerKin Games April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • No, Obamacare is still here Chuckles

    ThePoopMaster01 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Ok, now can she release her transcripts?

    APRiL JOY April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Hillary had a stroke and is on blood-thinners for blood clots. She's at risk for death at the white house.

    Shining Star April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • This question has been rendered useless. Now, it makes the best sense to ask whether Hillary is healthy, sane, ethical, moral, or the real first choice of a moral Christian American society? Let me opine just a little bit. Is Hillary sane? It's been discovered that she is a sociopath, psychopath, liar, and a drunk. Is she ethical? All her attempts at covering-up her criminal acts point she's not. Is she moral? Her sexual exploits and her being an enabler to her husband, Bill , and also her being bisexual, say it all. is she moral for America and Christian America's choice? Not at all! Is she criminal? All the murders and disappearances since they were the powerful couple in Arkansas, say she is criminal. Is she hungry for wealth and power? Her lying, her covering-up, her stealing public property, her putting on a double persona as Secretary of State and then playing the role of a fund-raiser for their private and personal foundation, and then deleting her email to hide the facts, are all criminal acts for which and about which she should be indicted, prosecuted, found guilty and put behind bars. This kind of notoriety and being famous for evil deeds, must be made viral so to become a lesson worldwide for world leaders, that there is a just punishment for greed and hunger for wealth and power.

    Dion Puzon April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Bernie's potential vice president ought to be better than Hillary and Trump anyways, so what's the big deal?

    BRBallin1 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • feel the bern

    Mario Gotze April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Looks damn healthy to me

    UNever know April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • That awkward moment when Cenk talks about keeping it real and not dyeing ones hair while sitting between two guys who dye their hair.

    Robert Larsson April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Anyone know why TYT haven't registered Alex Jones' latest anti-Bernie meltdown ?

    Mick G. April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • if he were a Republican critics would say he is simply too old

    Bob Majew April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • CAPILLARY 2016

    GUERRILLA SUNRISE April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Damn, Hilary is scared. Sounds like something that there should be an outcry about? Like really how rude is it to have someone release their health records, but we can't even see all of Clintons damn emails? Not that I want or care to see Clintons emails, but really it's such a low blow, shows what big a pieces of shit the Clintons are.

    Itchy Booger April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • if he isn't healthy what do u think of Alan Greenspan?

    Faisal Zahir April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
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    kipp 13 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • He's and old fart who could die any day.. The young turks have been bought off

    L Wood April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Can Bernie live 8 more years?
    Lets find out together!

    BishtrainerTai16 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Relax Everybody. We've had older Popes. Bernie once ran a mile in 4:37. That heart is superior and likely about ten years younger than his actual age.

    Rookie Collins April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • There is no difference between the principles, policies and practical results of socialism—and those of any historical or prehistorical tyranny. Socialism is merely democratic absolute monarchy—that is, a system of absolutism without a fixed head, open to seizure of power by all corners, by any ruthless climber, opportunist, adventurer, demagogue or thug.

    When you consider socialism, do not fool yourself about its nature. Remember that there is no such dichotomy as “human rights” versus “property rights.” No human rights can exist without property rights. Since material goods are produced by the mind and effort of individual men, and are needed to sustain their lives, if the producer does not own the result of his effort, he does not own his life. To deny property rights means to turn men into property owned by the state. Whoever claims the “right” to “redistribute” the wealth produced by others is claiming the “right” to treat human beings as chattel.

    NDFOOTBALL April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Bernie is real. no comb overs no hair color, hair plugs fake ass tupee or whatever that bullshit trump has on his head

    GuyThatUhate1 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Where can I get John's T-shirt?!

    HEΛRTS OF SPΛCE April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • TYT, explain how tweaking your appearance makes you "fake" by that logic 95% of girls are fake right off the bat. Are you sexist TYT?!?!?!

    Swaggybeats April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • When you consider body, mind, and spirit comprise the sum of total health I would say NONE of the candidates are fit to be president.

    Catt Taill April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • OFFS, Bernie has a relatively clean bill of health for a man his age who has worked hard all his life. I seem to remember even when he refused to release his medical records for sometime that there was not this much of an issue/problem/scrutiny, (especially by Hillary), when John McCain ran in 2008 – a 72 yr old cancer survivor who put his country last when he foisted the very real possibility of a potential President Wasilla-Quitter on the nation.

    doodledots April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • TYT – You deleted my interesting critic about your channel. You're false!

    Alex Dilon April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • you peope are scum @TheYoungTurks

    FAWKForAllWeKnow April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • The stress of being president will kill Sanders before the end of his first term.

    rnstl68 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Neither BURNED OUT Bernie nor Hillary are healthy in any way. TRUMP..

    triangle whip April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • You TYT viewers keep buying into this, 'Bernie is amazing' mentality. Most TYT viewers also havnt paid taxes yet xD

    Cameron A. April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Bernie's 90 years old, how can you vote for him? He could barely walk. Vote for Rubio who is in his late 30s instead. ;)

    IVAN KNUCKLESUCK April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • TYT swallows Bernie's vegan sausage again. No surprise there, the real surprise to me is that TYT have over 2.5 million subscribers. I didn't know they had internet access at the funny farm.

    Nightbob April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • I'm 36 and I have that same thyroid condition. The woman I work for is 40, and she has a hernia. I'm tired of this ageist BS. Bernie is a strong, healthy, smart guy ready for the job. Maybe Bernie looks "old" to some people because we've gotten so used to plastic, botoxed faces in the media we are forgetting what a NORMAL older human face looks like. I'm really sick of it. He looks like a nice 74 year old guy to me.

    50FootQueenie1 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Go vegan Bernie, SOS free whole foods diet!

    Scot Campbell April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • "He's got the body shape of someone who could die any minute." lmao

    Ernie Garcia April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • The young turds

    E Russell II April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • Even if berny is dying i'll be voting for him until his last breath xD

    Copy Cat April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • The big issue for the controllers of these elections is not age or platform, but who is the most corruptible, controllable, and callable. The winner is: Hillary Clinton

    Paul Adams 2016 April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • it's for the voters to decide… but the statement seems a bit more believable than trumps doctors.

    Mads Nielsen April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
  • The Young Turds should instead focus on Hillary Clinton's health. Back in 2012 she fainted, and close adviser, Human Abedin, said in 2015, that Clinton is often confused.

    Bob Baker April 9, 2016 4:09 pm
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