UPDATE: Attorney General Eric Holder was discharged from the hospital and is resting at home, CBS reports.
Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized Thursday morning after experiencing “faintness and shortness of breath” at a meeting of senior Department of Justice staff.
“During his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the attorney general began experiencing symptoms including faintness and shortness of breath,” DOJ Director of Public Affairs Brian Fallon wrote in a statement.
“As a precaution, the attorney general was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to undergo further evaluation. He is currently resting comfortably and in good condition. He is alert and conversing with his doctors. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.”