Sen. Mitch McConnell recovering after shoulder surgery

Posted at 11:11 AM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 11:25:54-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering after surgery.

McConnell suffered a fractured shoulder after a fall at his Louisville home earlier this month. His campaign staff released a statement saying that the GOP leader is healing and resting.

“Senator McConnell had successful surgery yesterday in Louisville, Kentucky to repair a fracture in his shoulder. The surgery was performed without incident, and the Leader is grateful to the surgical team for their skill," reads a statement from David Popp, Communications Director for Mitch.