U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was taken to a Washington Hospital today after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath during a meeting with his staff, the Justice Department said.
“He is currently resting comfortably and in good condition,” the department said in a statement. “He is alert and conversing with his doctors.”
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Holder, 63, experienced the symptoms during his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the statement said.
Holder has been attorney general since President Barack Obama first took office in 2009.