"Next week, I will have surgery in North Carolina to treat prostate cancer," Tillis said. "I am in the hands of outstanding medical professionals and expect to make a full recovery." With the diagnosis, he reiterated the importance of getting routine screenings for all men regardless of age.

"90 percent of (the bill) has nothing to do with COVID And even some of it that something to do with COVID won't be spent until 2027-28 around education," Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) told The Pat McCrory Show with Bo Thompson on Wednesday.