Eric Holder Hospitalized as Precaution for Faintness
The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder has been taken to the hospital as a precaution after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath at work.
A statement from the department says Holder is "resting comfortably and in good condition" at a Washington hospital after feeling the symptoms during a Thursday morning meeting with senior staff.
The department says the 63-year-old attorney general is alert, talking with his doctors and undergoing further evaluation.
No additional information was immediately provided.