This was the second time in little over a month that McConnell has struggled to talk throughout a public press convention. Final month, he abruptly froze for about 20 seconds when talking to reporters and needed to be escorted away.
His well being has been in query since he had a fall at a dinner in March, requiring a six-week rehabilitation stint.
After the primary freezing episode in July, McConnell’s group stated he ”plans to serve his full time period within the job they overwhelmingly elected him to do.”
On the opposite facet of the aisle, California Sen. Diane Feinstein’s well being has additionally raised issues and prompted requires resignation.
The 90-year-old Democrat was hospitalized earlier this 12 months with shingles, which resulted in a complication of encephalitis, or irritation of the mind.
In July, Feinstein appeared confused throughout a Senate Appropriations Committee markup. When it was her flip to vote, she as an alternative started studying out from her ready remarks on a protection funding invoice, prompting Washington Sen. Pat Murray to inform her, “Simply say ‘aye.’”
She was additionally quickly hospitalized earlier this month after struggling a ”minor fall” at her California house.