Biden Visits Sen Bob Dole After Cancer Announcement

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President Joe Biden visited former Republican Kansas Sen. Bob Dole on Saturday in Washington D. C., the White House said, according to ABC News.

The White House said the president “is visiting his close friend,” ABC News reported. Dole announced he has stage IV lung cancer and said treatment is starting on Monday in a statement the Senator tweeted Thursday. (RELATED: 95-Year-Old Bob Dole Stands From Wheelchair And Salutes Fellow WWII Vet George H. W. Bush)

“While I certainly have some hurdles ahead, I also know that I join millions of Americans who face significant health challenges of their own,” Dole said in his statement, according to the tweet.

Biden’s visit to Dole wasn’t announced and wasn’t part of the president’s public itinerary, according to The Hill. Biden was already with the former senator before the White House pool reported the matter.

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