Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen has been discharged from the hospital after being admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC.A week ago.
The 63-year-old Maryland senator tweeted about returning home on Sunday afternoon.
Van Hollen wrote, “I’m really excited to be back home after a long week.” “Thank you for everyone’s generous support and the dedicated care of the GW team.”
Van Hollen announced on May 15 that he suffered a stroke during a speech. He said tests revealed that he had a “mild stroke” and would continue observation with “due attention”. At the time, Van Hollen said there was “no long-term impact or damage from this incident.”
Van Hollen isn’t the only celebrity politician under 65 who was recently hospitalized for a stroke. Another Democratic senator, Ben Ray Luzan, 49, of New Mexico, underwent surgery to relieve swelling in his brain.earlier this year. He did not return to the Senate for about a month.
Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman, running for the Senate from that state, suffered a stroke on May 13, days before the state’s primary elections. While in the hospital, he won the Democratic primary and received a pacemaker implanted with a defibrillator. 52 years old,.