CAPITOL DOCTOR: Sen. McConnell’s Health Episodes Show No Evidence Of Stroke Or Seizure Disorder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol physician says 81-year-old Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s health episodes show no evidence of being a stroke or seizure disorder.

McConnell’s office released the information Tuesday as the Senate returned from a summer break.

Questions have mounted over the long-serving Republican leader’s health.

McConnell froze up last week during a press conference in Kentucky, unable to respond to a question.

It was the second such episode in a matter of weeks.

The situation has fueled concern among Republican senators and intense speculation about McConnell’s ability to remain leader.

The long-serving senator fell and hit his head at a dinner in Washington earlier this year, suffering a concussion.

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