Democratic lawmaker has triple bypass

Democratic lawmaker has triple bypass
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Rep. Mark PocanMark William PocanMerkley leads Dem lawmakers to border amid migrant policy outcry Overnight Defense: Trump, Kim poised for historic summit | Trump blasts 'haters and losers' hours before meeting | Defense bill to include ZTE penalties | Lawmakers sound alarm over 'catastrophic' Yemen offensive Lawmakers circulate 'urgent call' for Mattis to prevent 'catastrophic' Yemen offensive MORE (D-Wis.) on Wednesday underwent a triple bypass surgery as a pre-emptive measure for a cardiac issue.

“The surgery went well and Mark is looking forward to a speedy recovery so he can return to Washington soon to continue fighting for the people of Wisconsin,” his office said in a press release.

Pocan had the surgery performed at UnityPoint Health-Meriter in Madison. 

Pocan, 53, represents Wisconsin’s second congressional district. He was first elected in 2012.