GOP Rep. Tom Reed diagnosed with pneumonia
Republican Rep. Tom Reed of New York has been diagnosed with pneumonia after taking a fall in a House office building.
The congressman announced that he had pneumonia in a statement on Friday and said that he plans to return to work on Monday.
“Thank you to everyone for their thoughts and prayers. After my evaluation by the doctors at George Washington University Hospital, it turns out I had a previously undiagnosed case of pneumonia. I will return to work on Monday,” Reed tweeted.
Reed collapsed in the Cannon House Office Building on Thursday prior to a scheduled television appearance on Fox News.
After the fall, Reed was taken to George Washington University hospital by paramedics where he was evaluated and later released.
Reed is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and serves as a co-chairman of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus.
CNN’s Haley Byrd contributed to this report.