“We’re going to marshal the resources of the United States and our allies, including many moderate Arab countries, and we’re going to confront ISIS and we’re going to defeat them at their source”, Pence continued. But Busk added far more detail about Pence’s medical history than Trump’s doctor, Harold Bornstein, has provided in two released notes so far.
“You are medically able to maintain your high level of professional work and your physical activity programs without limitations”, Busk concluded.
Mike Pence’s doctor writes that the 57-year-old Pence is in “excellent general and cardiovascular health”.
Pence also has a condition known as “left bundle branch block”, which causes the heart’s left ventricle to contract later than the right ventricle.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence (L) greet after he introduced Trump at an event hosted by The Economic Club of NY at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in NY on September 15, 2016.
Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence, said he views former vice president Dick Cheney as a role model for the No. 2 job in the administration.
Busk said that Pence had basil cell carcinomas skin cancer removed from his face in 2002 and 2010. He also had surgery for an inguinal hernia a year ago.
Pence suffers from seasonal allergies and the only medication he takes is Claritin, an antihistamine.
Trump has annual physical exam in the spring of every year, and his last colonoscopy, chest X-ray and cardiac evaluation were results.
It also noted that Pence has a “very good and strong heart”, and that he regularly exercises by cycling, walking and climbing stairs. Pence neither smokes nor drinks, the letter states.
The Clinton campaign later acknowledged that the 68-year-old former US secretary of state had been diagnosed with non-contagious, bacterial pneumonia.
Clinton’s running mate, Virginia senator Tim Kaine, also released health records this week. Clinton, at 69, would be the second oldest.
“Your general physical and mental health examination was normal”, Busk said.