Skip to comments.Manchin gives McCaskill Heimlich maneuver after choking, McCaskill suffers broken rib
Posted on 06/25/2018 6:10:27 PM PDT by SMGFan
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill suffered a broken rib after choking at a Senate lunch Thursday, where her Senate colleague Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, performed the Heimlich maneuver to save her.
The story was first reported by The Washington Post.
"She started choking. People cough, you think, well. And then started getting real red. 'I can't breathe, I can't breathe,' " Manchin said Monday. "I was big enough and tall enough to get some leverage on her and pick her up off her feet. I kept jerking and jerking and jerking until she said, 'You're hurting me now.' "
He continued: "I knew she could breathe then. I just go underneath her breastplate and give it all I had. ... We were all just so thankful. It was all so scary. You can't imagine."
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Not a headline you see everyday.
Well done, Joe Manchin.
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What was she choking on, crow?
I’m not going to say It.
Walk Proudly Senator, walk proudly.
Cafe coronary. Happens to people when theyre eating and talking. Thats why your momma told you never to talk with your mouth full.
That said, Im glad he could help her. The general rule is that if the person can speak, theyre okay and just need some water. However, its better to be safe than sorry, and while I dont like her and I think shes an elderly leftist ideologue who should have been voted out years ago, I dont wish her harm.
Yeah ... what he said ...
“Manchin gives McCaskill Heimlich maneuver after choking, McCaskill suffers broken rib “
Good job Joe! Mext time sqeeze harder and faster!
“He continued: “I knew she could breathe then. I just go underneath her breastplate and give it all I had. ... We were all just so thankful. It was all so scary. You can’t imagine.””
Breast plate? You mean her micro implants?
She must have had her hind feet in the trough, too.
Men don’t know their own strength. I’ve been hurt by big guys with just a simple enthusiastic hug.
Have done that a couple of times but never broke any ribs but they were sore for a few days.... but breathing.
Manchin was lucky, he may have had to do the Heine Lick maneuver.
Maybe we can get him to give one to Mad Maxine - but around the neck.
You are right. If you are choking to death, you cannot speak.
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