May 17, 2017 - Politics & Policy

GOP senator collapses during bike race, but will be ok

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) collapsed during a bike race today in Washington, D.C., according the multiple media reports. He was subsequently given CPR and taken to the hospital in an ambulance. The AP reported that he was revived and breathing when he was taken away.

In a video posted to Twitter, Tillis said he overheated 2.5 miles into the race, but was fine and will soon be back on Capitol Hill.

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