The leader of the Republicans in the US Senate, Mitch McConnell, was the victim of a long absence during a press conference, for the second time in a month.
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“My impression is that of an epileptic seizure. We see that it stops completely at the level of behavior and speech. We see a small pinching of the lip and eyes that turn to the right, which are still signs of a seizure, but not a seizure with the movements,” says Dr. Julien Kavanagh.
However, this type of crisis does not affect intellectual skills.
“However, you still have to understand that epilepsy is a disease that affects millions of people and does not necessarily cause a loss of cognitive ability. They should be tested on this plan,” he explains.
On the other hand, for people in important roles like McConnell, it might be wiser to drop out gradually.
“It would be very difficult for a president to have epileptic seizures like that, but in the Senate it’s a little bit more questionable, but actually when you’re on top of the minority in the Senate that’s constantly criticizing Joe Biden for being too old, it’s very sensitive.” “. “It looks a little bad,” the hygienist confirms.
Watch the full explanation in the video above.