Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, has been hospitalized in Washington, DC, after falling 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.
He was taken to an area hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries, if any, was not immediately known.
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, walks to the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. (Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
The full statement from McConnell’s camp read as follows:
“Tonight Leader McConnell tripped during a private dinner at a local hotel. He has been admitted to hospital where he is being treated.”
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