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Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate Allen West announced he was released from the hospital on Monday following a battle with pneumonia related to an infection from COVID-19.
West was admitted to Medical City Plano outside of Dallas, Texas, on Saturday. The Texas conservative reported he was not vaccinated.
In a Monday Twitter post, West shared a video announcing he had returned home.
“I want to thank you all for all of your thoughts, your prayers, your well wishes for Angela and myself. We’re doing very well,” he said in the video.
“I’m looking forward to getting back out there,” West added, referring to his campaign for governor of Texas.
His wife, Angela, was also diagnosed with COVID-19 following a shot for the flu and a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Allen West’s Twitter account.
West’s personal experience with COVID-19 did not change his views regarding vaccine mandates, a policy he has expressed he opposes.
“I can attest that, after this experience, I am even more dedicated to fighting against vaccine mandates. Instead of enriching the pockets of Big Pharma and corrupt bureaucrats and politicians, we should be advocating the monoclonal antibody infusion therapy,” he said Sunday on Twitter.
In another post on Sunday, West added, “As Governor... (Read more)
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