Listen Live

COLUMBUS, Ind.–Rep. Greg Pence was admitted to the hospital over the weekend after complaining of “minor chest discomfort”. After Pence was admitted to Columbus Regional Hospital, he had what was described as a heart procedure.

“I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone to always seek medical attention when you aren’t feeling well. Cardiac care can’t wait. Doing nothing is simply not an option,” said Pence in a statement though his office Monday.

Greg Pence, who represents Indiana’s 6th Congressional District, which includes Columbus, Richmond and a large part of eastern Indiana, is the brother of former vice president Mike Pence.

“I am extremely thankful to the doctors, nurses, and staff…for their proactive attention to keep my heart healthy,” said Pence.