Mitch McConnell hospitalized after fall during private DC dinner

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. MCCONNELL TO APPEAR AT FUNDRAISER FOR TRUMP ALLY JIM BANKS’ SENATE CAMPAIGN 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.” MITCH MCCONNELL SETS RECORD FOR LONGEST-SERVING SENATE LEADER The senator suffered a fractured shoulder during a fall in August 2019. Popp at the time said McConnell tripped and fell while he was outside on a patio at his Louisville home. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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