U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont was hospitalized Thursday after “not being prepared” at his McLean, Virginia, home, his office said.
As a precaution, 82-year-old Lehi was taken to a hospital in the Washington area for tests. On the recommendation of his doctors, he was expected to stay in the hospital overnight for observation.
Leahy, the longest-serving senator, is not seeking re-election in November.
By the time his term ends in January 2023, Leahy will have served in the Senate for 48 years.
it’s in june, His staff at the time said that he was expected to make a full recovery. In July, he had his second hip surgery.
Lehi has since made several public appearances.
Lehi was taken to the hospital a few hours later in January 2021On the second impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump. At that time Lehi said that he was not feeling well and was taken to the hospital very carefully. After investigation, he was sent home.
Leahy is the last of the so-called Watergate Babies, a surge of congressional Democrats elected in 1974 after resigning to avoid the impeachment of Republican President Richard Nixon.