Source: Kevin Johnson / USA Today
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder was briefly hospitalized Thursday after reporting faintness and shortness of breath.
Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said Holder began experiencing the symptoms during a regular morning senior staff meeting at the department.
“As a precaution, the attorney general was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to undergo further evaluation,” Fallon said, adding that he was alert and in good condition.
He was released at 1:15 p.m. Justice officials said he was resting at home.
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