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Mixed reactions to Clinton health issue

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 01:05

Clinton cancels California campaign trip after pneumonia diagnosis as a straw poll of voters in New York reveals mixed reactions to the health scare. Paul Chapman reports.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has cancelled a campaign trip to California because of her diagnosis of pneumonia A campaign official she'd dropped the trip starting on Monday after she had to be helped into a car on Sunday leaving a September 11th memorial early. Clinton's Republican rival Donald Trump's repeatedly questioned whether she had the stamina to serve as president. The news that she's suffering from pneumonia brought mixed reactions on the streets of New York. (SOUNDBITE)(English) MICHAEL JACKMAN, PASSER-BY, SAYING: "I truly think she didn't get sick from the heat. It's not that hot today. I think she has a medical problem that is being hid from the public." (SOUNDBITE)(English) MARY D'AGOSTINO, PASSER-BY, SAYING: "Everybody gets heatstroke but we'll never know what the true reason is." (SOUNDBITE)(English) ALEXANDER SHAPSES, PASSER-BY, SAYING: I'm not concerned personally but I could see how that could affect people." (SOUNDBITE)(English) JENNIFER KNIGHT, PASSER-BY, SAYING: "I'm voting for Hillary regardless, she's our only choice." Clinton's doctor said on Sunday she was on a course of antibiotics, had been advised to rest and modify her schedule, and was recovering nicely.

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Mixed reactions to Clinton health issue

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 01:05