Attorney General Holder Taken To Hospital After Experiencing Faintness

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February 27, 2014 11:47 a.m.

Attorney General Eric Holder was taken to a hospital Thursday for evaluation after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath during a meeting, according to the Justice Department.

“During his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the Attorney General began experiencing symptoms including faintness and shortness of breath. As a precaution, the Attorney General was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to undergo further evaluation,” the Justice Department said in a statement. “He is currently resting comfortably and in good condition. He is alert and conversing with his doctors. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.”

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