March 9, 2023 | 12:26 p.m
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was hospitalized Wednesday night after collapsing at a DC hotel.
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was hospitalized Wednesday night after he fell at a DC hotel.
McConnell, 81, was having dinner at the hotel when he collapsed, his spokesman said.
“Tonight, Leader McConnell stumbled into a local hotel during a private dinner,” the representative said. “He has been admitted to the hospital, where he is being treated.”
The spokesman did not provide details on the extent of the Republican’s injuries.
The minority leader was reportedly at the Waldorf Astoria DC for an event when he fell, according to Punchbowl News reporters.