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.