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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Statement on Condition of Attorney General Eric Holder

Director of Public Affairs Brian Fallon released the following statement this morning:

“During his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the Attorney General began experiencing symptoms including faintness and shortness of breath. 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.”

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Updated September 15, 2014