Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell says he has no health problems with concern — despite sporting bruises and bandages on his hands this week.
The 78-year-old Kentucky senator dodged questions about his health from reporters within the Capitol Thursday, CNN reported.
Requested whether or not he had any health points, McConnell answered, “after all not,” after which didn’t reply when requested if he was being handled by a physician.
Later, McConnell — who’s up for re-election — stated there have been “no issues” when requested by the community concerning the bruises on his hands and whether or not he had some other health points.
His aide additionally declined to offer particulars when requested a number of instances concerning the Republican’s health.
McConnell has been busy working all week, together with calling for a “present” vote on prolonged small-business Paycheck Safety Program loans on Tuesday and warring with Senate Minority Chief Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Thursday following the vote to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court docket nomination.
Final 12 months, McConnell, who’s married to US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, suffered a fractured shoulder in a fall at his Kentucky residence. He underwent triple bypass coronary heart surgical procedure in 2003.