The Republican Senate Minority leader goes home…..
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been discharged from the hospital after being treated for a concussion and a rib fracture, his office announced Monday.
The Kentucky Republican tripped at a dinner event on Wednesday evening, his communications director said last week. McConnell had been admitted to a hospital and was being treated for a concussion, according to the statement at the time. He was expected, it said, to stay at the hospital “for a few days of observation and treatment.”
He also suffered a rib fracture, according to a statement from his communications director on Monday, and will go to a rehabilitation facility before going home…..
Doctors discovered this weekend that the leader also suffered what his office described as “a minor rib fracture,” for which he is being treated.
“Leader McConnell’s concussion recovery is proceeding well, and the leader was discharged from the hospital today. At the advice of his physician, the next step will be a period of physical therapy at an inpatient rehabilitation facility before he returns home,” said McConnell’s Communications Director David Popp.
Popp said McConnell and his wife, former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, “are deeply thankful for the skilled medical care, prayers, and kindness they have received.” ….
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