“I feel great,” he said.
The fact that he kept up a busy schedule with some of his arteries blocked makes him think he'll come back even stronger, he said.
“I'm going to be an Olympian,” he said.
Inhofe said it would be a few days before it is safe to fly on an airplane and he wasn't interested in driving back to Washington while recuperating.
It is not clear when the Senate will hold more roll call votes regarding the partial government shutdown. Activity since the shutdown began on Oct. 1 has been mostly limited to parliamentary motions.
Inhofe was first elected to the Senate in 1994 and is seeking another term.
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I feel great. I'm going to be an Olympian.”
Sen. Jim Inhofe,