Bryson to take medical leave
June 11th, 2012
10:25 PM ET
6 years ago

Bryson to take medical leave

(CNN) - U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson, under investigation for possible felony hit-and-run after allegedly causing two weekend car accidents in California, will take a medical leave of absence "as he undergoes tests and evaluations," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday night.

A Commerce Department spokeswoman said earlier Monday that Bryson, 68, had suffered a seizure when the two accidents occurred Saturday.

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  1. Larry L

    I saw the conspiracy folks from the right-wing trying to make something evil out of this accident. Good "Christians" each and every one...

    June 11, 2012 10:54 pm at 10:54 pm |
  2. California Conservative

    I wish him all the best.

    God bless you John Bryson.

    June 11, 2012 11:14 pm at 11:14 pm |
  3. Jeff Brown in Jersey

    Good luck to you sir!

    June 12, 2012 12:39 am at 12:39 am |
  4. Marie MD

    I hope he is okay. That's scary.
    To all the haters out there, at least Bryson didn't shoot a friend in the face while murdering caged ibrds and then waited 24 hours to sober up and get away with what anyone else, the little people, would have gone to jail for and probably still be in jaIl. The war criminal with a real heart at present.

    June 12, 2012 06:23 am at 6:23 am |
  5. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    I wish him a full recovery.
    I am gratified that this incident couldn't be used by the hate spinners as a sidebar involving the President, even though they sure tried to do so yesterday with a fraction of the facts.

    June 12, 2012 07:59 am at 7:59 am |
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    June 12, 2012 08:33 am at 8:33 am |