Sanders promises to release medical records

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After dismissing calls from the Clinton campaign to release his medical records as “vile and desperate,” Democratic primary candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersInterim DNC chair to impose 'tough standards' after email leaks Meet the rising Dem star positioned to help Clinton on gun control Sunday shows preview: Convention cleanup, Russian intrigue MORE on Sunday promised to do just that.

“Of course we’re going to release our medical records,” Sanders said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

 the same way that Secretary Clinton has gotten her medical records out,” he added. “It is not a problem.”

Clinton surrogate David Brock, founder of the pro-Clinton Correct the Record super-PAC, reportedly planned to call for the 74-year-old Vermont senator to release his medical records.

The Sanders campaign sent out a fundraiser email on Saturday in response to the report, calling the attack “desperate and vile.”

“With just two weeks to go before the Iowa caucuses, the super PAC coordinating with Hillary Clinton’s campaign is reportedly launching one of the most desperate and vile attacks imaginable: they are insinuating Bernie is too old and unhealthy to be our next president,” Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver wrote in the fundraising email.

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