Rep. Payne, Jr.’s Statement on Recent Health Concern

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. issued the following statement today regarding a recent health concern that will keep him out of Congress this week.

“Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. suffered a cardiac episode based on complications from his diabetes during the weekend.  He was admitted to a local hospital for treatment.  Currently, he is recovering in the hospital as doctors conduct routine exams to monitor and observe his improvement.  The Congressman’s prognosis is good and he is expected to make a full recovery.”

Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement:

“My heart is with my friend Congressman Donald Payne and his family following the cardiac episode he experienced this past weekend. Donald is a fighter and I’m encouraged that his prognosis is good and he is receiving the medical care he needs. I join New Jerseyans praying for a full, speedy recovery.”

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