U.S. Senator, choked during lunch, he broke his ribs

U.S. Senator Democrat Claire McCaskill choked during an official dinner in St. Louis.

And almost died. 64-year-old woman saved her colleague Senator Joe Manchin. When Maccaskill a heavy cough and blushed, Manchin ran to her and applied the Heimlich maneuver, hugging Claire back, writes with reference to .

However, according to US Today, Joe overdone. Claire stopped to gasp for breath, but complained of pain. The danger of suffocation has passed, but, as it turned out, Manchin broke her rib.

“I’m really grateful to Joe. A few weeks the pain in rib isn’t a big problem,” said the Senator.