Rep. Jerry Nadler near collapse at de Blasio event in NYC; taken away by ambulance

Rep. Jerry Nadler near collapse at de Blasio event in NYC; taken away by ambulance

[Ed. – His color looks very bad in the video. We wish him a speedy recovery.]

Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler appeared weak and on the verge of passing out at a presser held by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday morning in Manhattan.

The mayor is speaking — and then there’s a sudden commotion. De Blasio and others move to help an extremely pale Nadler as he sits, a ghost-like look on his face, in the chairs at P.S. 199 on the Upper West Side.

Nadler had given remarks at an event about speed enforcement cameras in school zones when he slumped in his chair. At one point, video shows de Blasio offer a drink from his water bottle to Nadler and tell him he looks a bit dehydrated.

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When de Blasio asks Nadler if he is OK, Nadler can be heard responding with a faint “no” before putting his hand over his face.

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