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UPDATE: Cochran recovering from continued health issue

UPDATE: U.S. Senator Thad Cochran has returned to Washington, D.C.

“I am pleased to be back in Washington where I look forward to continuing work on the 2018 appropriations bills and to taking part in the debate on the budget and tax cuts,” said Cochran. “I appreciate all the support and kind words I received while at home.”

Cochran office said he is continuing to be treated for urological issues and remains under medical supervision, which could affect his work schedule.

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran is recovering from a continued health issue. He was scheduled to return to Washington this week after he was treated for a urological issue.

Brad White, chief of staff to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran issued the following statement regarding Cochran’s return to Washington:

“Mrs. Cochran informed me late Saturday night that Senator Cochran has developed another urinary tract infection,” said White. “After a day of monitoring his condition, and on the advice of his physicians and other healthcare professionals, Senator Cochran has postponed his return to Washington.  He will continue his recuperation at home in Mississippi.  The Senator has expressed his intention to return to the Senate when his health permits, and to fulfill his commitment and duties to the people of his state.”

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