Apr 19, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Potential 2020 contender Bennet says cancer treatment successful

Sen. Bennett walks with a suit on.

Sen. Michael Bennet. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) is still considering a 2020 presidential bid after confirming on Friday that he has been issued a clean bill of health following prostate cancer surgery, NBC reports.

What he's saying: “I felt like, you know what, this is something I really want to do,” Bennet said about his 2020 presidential bid on MTPDaily the day after his cancer diagnosis in March, per NBC. “I think I've got something to contribute.” Bennett intends to go back to work after the Senate recess.

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