“What happened to him?”: Dr. Oz trades TV show for Pennsylvania Senate bid
JIMMIE JOHNSON: AMERICA’S TOP TV DOCTOR SAYS HE HAS A PRESCRIPTION TO MAKE AMERICA HEALTHY AGAIN….
IF THERE’S JUST ONE NAME YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY, IT’S DR. MEHMET OZ
JIMMIE: THE CELEBRITY DOCTOR AND AWARD-WINNING TALK SHOW HOST IS RUNNING FOR U-S SENATE – AS A REPUBLICAN.
[JOY BEHAR: “What happened to him? He’s gone over to the dark side.”
JIMMIE: OZ HOPES TO FILL THE SEAT OF PENNSYLVANIA REPUBLICAN SENATOR PAT TOOMEY, WHO’S RETIRING.
THE SENATE CANDIDATE IS RUNNING AN AMERICA FIRST CAMPAIGN…
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: ” I endorsed another person today—Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania. Great guy. Good man. Harvard educated. Tremendous, tremendous career.”
DAVID MCCORMICK: “I respect the fact he’s had a decade-long relationship with Mehmet Oz the problem is Mehmet Oz is a Hollywood liberal.”
JIMMIE: THE RENOWNED HEART SURGEON IS JUMPING INTO POLITICS BECAUSE HE DISAGREES WITH HOW THE GOVERNMENT HANDLED COVID.
DR.OZ: “We lost too many lives, too many jobs, and too many opportunities because Washington got it wrong. They took away our freedom without making us safer.”
JIMMIE: OZ’S FOCUS IS ON THESE ISSUES FIXING OUR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, FUNDING, NOT DEFUNDING THE POLICE, PROTECTING PARENTAL RIGHTS IN EDUCATION, ENSURING PENNSYLVANIANS HAVE JOBS, AND PUSHING THE U-S TO REACH ENERGY INDEPENDENCE.
AND THAT ENERGY STANCE HAS EARNED HIM THE BACKING OF FORMER SECRETARY OF ENERGY RICK PERRY.
RICK PERRY/FMR. SEC. OF ENERGY: ”But to help America become energy independent again, because we were under the trump administration and then the biden administration made some really poor choices and America lost that edge. So, “we need to get our edge back, and one of the ways to get your edge back is to put Dr. Oz in the United States Senate.”
JIMMIE: THE DOC FIRST BECAME A HOUSEHOLD NAME AS A GUEST ON THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW. SHE LATER HELPED HIM LAUNCH HIS OWN.
13 SEASONS LATER… DR. OZ IS TRYING TO BRIDGE THE GAP FROM CELEBRITY CARDIOLOGIST TO CELEBRITY CONSERVATIVE.
MAKING HIM JUST ONE NAME YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY.