Bloomberg's doctor releases 'outstanding' health report for 2020 candidate

Bloomberg's doctor releases 'outstanding' health report for 2020 candidate
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Former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergDNC announces new criteria for New Hampshire debate Bloomberg receives 45-day extension for public financial disclosure report with FEC Bloomberg's congressional endorsers grow to three MORE is in "outstanding health," according to a letter from his doctor released Thursday by his campaign.

In the statement, which revealed that the 77-year-old Democratic 2020 candidate was on blood thinners and a cholesterol medication, Bloomberg's doctor praised the former mayor for his "great physical shape" and "excellent" dietary habits.

Bloomberg's release of the letter comes a week after Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary Environmental activists interrupt Buttigieg in New Hampshire Pence to visit Iowa days before caucuses MORE (D-Mass.) became the first top 2020 Democratic candidate to release a similar letter from her doctor.


The former mayor sits in the mid-single digits in most national polling after becoming a late entry to the 2020 race and vowing to self-fund his candidacy, spending millions on television ads in primary states.

Bloomberg has signaled that he will not compete in the earliest primary states, and therefore faces an uphill battle to the nomination.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE's doctor released a letter concerning the president's physical shape after an unannounced trip by Trump to Walter Reed Medical Center last month.

"Despite some of the speculation, the President has not had any chest pain, nor was he evaluated or treated for any urgent or acute issues," Navy Cmdr. Sean Conley, physician to the president, said at the time.