McConnell undergoes surgery to repair shoulder fracture

McConnell: US not trying to start war with Iran LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has undergone surgery to repair a fracture in his shoulder.McConnell spokesman David Popp said in a statement Friday that the Senate Republican leader had successful surgery Thursday in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.- Advertisement – Popp says the surgery was done “without incident” and that the senator is grateful to his surgical team.The sixth-term senator suffered the shoulder fracture in a fall earlier this month. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home.McConnell is a key congressional ally for President Donald Trump and is running for another term next year.