WASHINGTON — Sen. Jim Inhofe underwent emergency heart surgery in Tulsa on Friday after a routine test showed extreme blockage in five arteries. Inhofe had quadruple bypass surgery and was hospitalized at St. John Medical Center.
Gov. Palin wishes Senator Inhofe a speedy recovery
Posted by Dr. Fay on October 8, 2013
Governor Palin tweeted this today:
@JimInhofe a speedy recovery. We need him back fighting for us in the U.S. Senate!
From The Oklahoman:
The Tulsa Republican said in an interview from the hospital Monday he felt great and was expecting to go home Tuesday. He said he’d return to Washington as soon as possible.
Inhofe, 78, said he has never had any kind of heart trouble and hadn’t felt any symptoms of the blocked arteries.
After seeing a specialist in Washington, who advised immediate open-heart surgery, Inhofe decided to have the surgery in Tulsa so his children and grandchildren could visit him, the senator said.
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Just two weeks ago, Senator Inhofe stood with Senator Ted Cruz and Senator Mike Lee and others against Obamacare.
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We at SPIB agree with Governor Palin that we need Senator Inhofe back fighting for us on the Senate floor! And we wish him a speedy recovery, renewed strength, and God’s blessings as he continues to serve our country.