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Senate Republicans are facing continued questions about the health of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Kentucky Republican suffered two public health incidents. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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McConnell tries to shift Senate focus from his health to spending

Reporters repeatedly asked the Senate GOP leader to provide details of what caused two incidents where he froze at events. Mitch McConnell instead referred them to a recent letter from his physician.

Senate Republicans are facing continued questions about the health of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Kentucky Republican suffered two public health incidents. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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McConnell tries to shift Senate focus from his health to spending

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