Rep. DeSaulnier in critical condition due to pneumonia

Rep. Mark DeSaulnierMark James DeSaulnierDozens of Democrats plan to vote remotely in a first for the House Rep. DeSaulnier leaves ICU after 3 weeks to continue treatment for pneumonia Rep. DeSaulnier in critical condition due to pneumonia MORE (D-Calif.) is in critical condition due to complications of a non-COVID-19 related pneumonia after fracturing a rib Friday. 

He was admitted to a Washington, D.C., hospital where he appeared to be in stable condition. Physicians determined he was negative for the coronavirus.

However, a statement later tweeted from the congressman's Twitter account to his followers revealed that his health had taken a turn for the worse. 


“Unfortunately, congressman DeSaulinier’s condition has deteriorated and he is in critical condition,” a statement posted on the congressman’s Twitter account Saturday read.

DeSaulnier fell near a U.S. House office building during one of his regular runs in the capital. As a result of the fall, DeSaulnier, who was elected to Congress in 2014, was not able to vote on the House coronavirus stimulus package.

“The doctors are doing everything they can to care for the Congressman,” the statement added.