He Republican Senator Mitch McConnell froze for more than 30 seconds on Wednesday during a public appearance before be escorted out. Is he second incident so has the legislator of USA in just over a month.
McConnell of 81 yearswas responding to reporters’ questions after an event with the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce in Covington when He remained paralyzed, with a lost look and without answering journalists or other people who were nearby. After being approached by a second person, McConnell began to speak again, but needed an assistant to repeat the journalists’ questions and he only answered two more questions. Her voice was shaky.
He incident was similar to another that occurred at the Capitol on July 26, when McConnell froze in the middle of a press conference and had to be ushered out, returning several minutes later to finish answering questions. after that incidenta McConnell aide said the senator had felt dizzy. Two days later, a spokesman said McConnell planned to remain in his leadership role until the 2024 election.
McConnell, whose six-year term runs through 2026, was ousted from the Senate earlier this year., after stumbling at a dinner party in Washington on March 8 and being admitted to a hospital to be treated for a concussion. He also suffered a slightly broken rib and was later transferred to a rehabilitation center. He returned to the Senate in April. Many Washington top officials are elderly: President Joe Biden is running for re-election at the age of 80 and the average age in the Senate is over 64.