Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been hospitalized after suffering a fall at the Waldorf Astoria DC, where he was attending an event. According to reports from Punchbowl News reporters, the 81-year-old politician fell and was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment.
McConnell's spokesperson confirmed that he had been admitted to the hospital and is receiving medical attention. The extent of his injuries is not yet clear.
This incident comes just a few months after McConnell suffered a fractured shoulder in a fall at his Kentucky home. The Republican lawmaker has been known to have health issues in the past, including polio as a child.