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Sen. Rand Paul questions McConnell’s health despite doctor’s OK: ‘Not a valid medical diagnosis’

Posted on AllSides September 6th, 2023
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Sen. Rand Paul said he isn’t buying the diagnosis of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell by the U.S. Capitol’s top doctor following a second freezing episode last week. Dr. Brian P. Monahan, the Capitol’s attending physician, said Mr. McConnell’s latest on-camera paralysis was the result of “lightheadedness” in connection to recovering from a concussion incurred by the 81-year-old during a fall earlier this year and that dehydration may have played a part. “Everybody’s seen the clips,” Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican and an ophthalmologist by trade, told reporters Tuesday. “It’s not a...

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