NC Attorney General Stein Out Of Hospital Following Stroke

The Latest (5/26/22):

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has left a Raleigh hospital after being treated earlier this week for what he called a “minor stroke.”

Stein’s office confirmed his release Wednesday.

He said Tuesday that doctors had removed a small blood clot and that he had no lingering effects.

The 55-year-old Democrat wrote that he had stroke-like symptoms Monday night after he and his wife walked the family dog.

Stein tweeted out the couple celebrating their anniversary Wednesday at a Raleigh restaurant.

Original Story (5/25/22):

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says he’s recovering from a “minor stroke” that prompted doctors to remove a small blood clot.

The second-term Democrat announced what happened in a tweet Tuesday.

He says he had stroke-like symptoms Monday night and was taken to the hospital, where he says he expects to be for another day or two.

The 55-year-old Stein credits his wife for noticing the signs of a stroke.

Stein is a former state senator who’s been considered a potential 2024 gubernatorial candidate to succeed term-limited Gov. Roy Cooper.