Spokesperson for Congressman Jackson Updates Medical Condition

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—July 5, 2012.  The following statement was released today by a spokesperson for Congressman Jessie Jackson, Jr.:

“Recently, we have been made aware that he has grappled with certain physical and emotional ailments privately for a long period of time. At present, he is undergoing further evaluation and treatment at an in-patient medical facility. According to the preliminary diagnosis from his doctors, Congressman Jackson will need to receive extended in-patient treatment as well as continuing medical treatment thereafter. We ask that you keep Congressman Jackson and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult period.”

The Congressman’s office announced last month he was taking a leave of absence due to exhaustion.