Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is hospitalized in Washington, D.C., after he fell Wednesday night.
McConnell was attending a private dinner at a hotel in the nation’s capital when he tripped, Spokesman David Popp confirmed to Fox News Digital.
The 81-year-old politician was taken to an area hospital to be treated. The extent of his injuries, if any, were not immediately known.
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The full statement from McConnell’s camp read as follows:
“This evening, Leader McConnell tripped at a local hotel during a private dinner. He has been admitted to the hospital where he is receiving treatment.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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