McConnell being treated for concussion after fall

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According to his spokesperson, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, is receiving medical care for a concussion he sustained from a fall at a Washington, D.C. hotel on Wednesday evening.

Senator Mitch McConnell, who is 81 years old, is anticipated to stay at the hospital for a few days to undergo treatment for injuries caused by his fall.

McConnell was present at a dinner for the Senate Leadership Fund, a political action committee that supports him, when he stumbled and fell, as per his office.

The event occurred at the Waldorf Astoria Washington DC, formerly known as the Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C., Fox News reported.

“Leader McConnell tripped at a dinner event Wednesday evening and has been admitted to the hospital and is being treated for a concussion. He is expected to remain in the hospital for a few days of observation and treatment,” said David Popp, McConnell’s communications director, on Thursday. 

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