VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Televangelist Pat Robertson is recovering after suffering an embolic stroke.
In an online news release, The Christian Broadcasting Network, which Robertson founded, says he was rushed to the nearest stroke center Friday after a family member recognized the onset of symptoms.READ MORE: Voting Restriction Bill Touted By Texas Republicans Passes Key House Vote
The release says that within minutes of receiving clot-busting drugs, Robertson was awake, responsive and able to move all his limbs.READ MORE: Working From Home Is Exposing Us To Another Type Of Virus: Cybercrime
The Virginia-based network says 87-year-old Robertson is alert and expected to make a full recovery.
In addition to founding The Christian Broadcasting Network, Robertson hosts its flagship show “The 700 Club.”MORE NEWS: Immigration Conversation Between Former President George W. Bush, Dirk Nowitzki And Mark Cuban Airs At Dallas Mavericks Game
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