McConnell addresses health concerns after abrupt pause while speaking

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell left people concerned on Tuesday after pausing abruptly during a GOP leadership press conference. After he stared at the cameras for about 20 seconds without saying a word, his fellow senators ushered him away from the podium.McConnell, who is 81 years old, returned to the podium and was asked if the incident was related to a concussion he suffered earlier in the year."No, I'm fine," he said.McConnell was hospitalized after tripping and falling at a D.C. hotel in March.  McConnell's office stated that the senator sustained a minor rib fracture, which required physical therapy.He returned to the Senate in April. McConnell has been in the Senate for nearly 40 years, representing the state of Kentucky. SEE MORE: GOP leader Mitch McConnell hospitalized after falling