Former Democrats presidential candidate Andrew Yang has been hospitalized and all of his campaign events have been canceled.
Yang, who is running for Mayor of New York City, has been hospitalized with what appears to be complications from a kidney stone according to his staff.
According to Fox News:
“After experiencing abdominal pain this morning, Andrew Yang visited an emergency room where he was diagnosed with what appears to be a kidney stone,” the Democratic candidate’s campaign announced.
The campaign said that Yang’s public evens for Friday have been canceled but that the candidate “looks forward to getting back out on the trail in the days ahead.”
The 46-year old New York City entrepreneur grabbed national attending during the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries, as the one-time longest of long shots for the nomination saw his campaign briefly soar due, in part, to his push for each adult American to receive $1,000 a month as a part of a universal basic income.
Yang was at Yankee Stadium Thursday for opening day:
Yang became popular for his push for a universal basic income during the 2020 presidential campaign.