Mar 22, 2020 - Health

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier in critical condition with pneumonia

ep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) speaks during a House Rules Committee hearing on the impeachment against President Donald Trump on December 17, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier during a House Rules Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., in December. Photo: Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images)

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif.) is in a critical condition in hospital with pneumonia that's not related to the novel coronavirus, per a statement Saturday evening by his chief of staff, Betsy Arnold Marr.

Details: He was hospitalized last Friday in a serious condition with "complications of pneumonia from a traumatic rib fracture that occurred after falling during a run," Arnold Marr said. "Unfortunately, Congressman DeSaulnier’s condition has deteriorated and he is in critical condition," the statement added. "The doctors are doing everything they can to care for the Congressman." He tested negative for COVID-19.

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