Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) appeared to suffer some sort of health issue today when he abruptly stopped speaking and froze during a press briefing.
He was led away from the press conference and towards his office by fellow GOP Sen. John Barrasso.
This comes months after the 81-year-old was treated for a concussion following a fall during a dinner Washington, D.C.
There is speculation that Mitch McConnell just had a stroke on live television.
Is it too early to talk about the need for term limits yet?
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A short time later, McConnell returned and told CNN’s Manu Raju that he was “fine.”
You can be sure this will spark further discussions about 80-year-olds in elected office.
REPORTER: "Can you address what happened at the start of the press conference…"
MCCONNELL: "I’m fine." pic.twitter.com/rt22eEQQ2O
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