House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said he was OK on Friday after he appeared to nearly faint during a news conference in New York City.
Nadler, D-N.Y., was appearing Friday at a news conference about plans to expand the city’s use of speed cameras in school zones when New York Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared to notice he looked pale, WABC-TV reported. Video from the news conference showed Nadler looking ill and weak as the mayor asked him if he wanted some water.
House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler appeared to nearly pass out while Mayor de Blasio was speaking. A spokesman says he's okay, but Nadler has been taken to the hospital to be checked out. More: https://t.co/ID2gmDE4aG pic.twitter.com/xnyNk5guhD— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) May 24, 2019
The New York Daily News reported that paramedics called a code blue emergency after Nadler appeared to suffer from a brief dizzy spell. He was given water and an orange and later taken by ambulance to Lenox Hill Hospital, according to the Daily News.
“Appreciate everyone’s concern,” Nadler said in a statement posted later Friday on Twitter. “Was very warm in the room this morning, was obviously dehydrated and felt a bit ill. Glad to receive fluids and am feeling much better. Thank you for your thoughts.”
Appreciate everyone's concern. Was very warm in the room this morning, was obviously dehydrated and felt a bit ill. Glad to receive fluids and am feeling much better. Thank you for your thoughts.— (((Rep. Nadler))) (@RepJerryNadler) May 24, 2019
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