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Administration officials, lawmakers wish Kudlow a quick recovery after heart attack

Administration officials, lawmakers wish Kudlow a quick recovery after heart attack
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Administration officials and Congress members are wishing Larry Kudlow a quick recovery, after the White House National Economic Council director suffered a heart attack.

"Just spoke with to wish him a speedy recovery," Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Trump casts doubt on hopes for quick stimulus deal after aides expressed optimism Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid MORE tweeted Tuesday. "Glad to hear that he is doing well and is in good spirits."

Kudlow on Monday suffered a "very mild heart attack" and was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, according to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

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She added that "his doctors expect he will make a full and speedy recovery." 

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle reached out to say they hope Kudlow gets well soon.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOn The Money: Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi bullish, Trump tempers optimism | Analysis: Nearly 1M have run out of jobless benefits Trump casts doubt on hopes for quick stimulus deal after aides expressed optimism Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid MORE (R-Ky.) said on the Senate floor Tuesday that Kudlow "is not just a famously happy warrior for pro-growth, pro-opportunity economics, he's also widely regarded as one of the best guys in Washington."

House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanMcCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republicans over interview comments Pelosi and Trump go a full year without speaking Jordan vows to back McCarthy as leader even if House loses more GOP seats MORE (R-Wis.), tweeted Tuesday that he's "praying for a full and speedy recovery."

House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo On The Money: Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi bullish, Trump tempers optimism | Analysis: Nearly 1M have run out of jobless benefits Overnight Health Care: CDC expands definition of 'close contact' after COVID-19 report | GOP coronavirus bill blocked in Senate | OxyContin maker agrees to B settlement with Trump administration MORE (D-Calif.) tweeted late Monday that she and her husband, Paul, have Kudlow in their thoughts.