DETROIT (WWJ) – Longtime Michigan Congressman John Dingell (D-MI12) has been taken to Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital with abdominal pain.
That’s according to a Christopher Schuler, Communications Director and Legislative Assistant for Dingell’s office.READ MORE: U Of M Establishes New Sexual Misconduct Policy For Employees, Students
In a statement, Schuler said the 88-year-old congressman is “doing well, is receiving an IV treatment of antibiotics, and remains in good spirits.”READ MORE: AG Nessel Reissues Consumer Alerts Amid Flooding, Power Outages In Michigan
Doctors expect him to be released in a few days; and Dingell expects to be in Washington for Congressional session next week.MORE NEWS: 17-Year-Old Charged In Non-Fatal Shooting In Detroit
Dingell, who is the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, announced last February that he will retire from Capitol Hill when his current term ends in December. He’s been in the House of Representatives since wining his late father’s seat in a special election n 1955.