March 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican chief Mitch McConnell has been hospitalized after tripping at a resort in Washington on Wednesday, his spokesperson mentioned in a observation.

“This night time, Chief McConnell tripped at a neighborhood resort throughout a personal dinner. He has been admitted to the sanatorium the place he’s receiving remedy,” his spokesperson mentioned.

No additional info was once to be had on the time of reporting.

McConnell, 81, was once first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1984. He served because the Senate majority chief from 2015 to 2021, and the Senate minority chief since then.

Earlier than his election to the Senate, he served as judge-executive of Jefferson County, Kentucky from 1978.

Reporting via Juby Babu in Bengaluru; Enhancing via Muralikumar Anantharaman and Himani Sarkar

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