March 22, 2020


DeSaulnier represents a district that covers much of Contra Costa County. He was elected to the House in 2014.

“The doctors are doing everything they can to care for the Congressman. Mark’s family and staff appreciate your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time,” she said.

Congressman Jared Huffman saw his colleague last week.

“He was sore, he had fallen on a run. He’s a big runner and had broken a rib. So, he was in a lot of discomfort but I think pneumonia set in probably not long after that,” said Huffman.

After that fall his office confirmed tonight that Congressman DeSaulnier’s condition worsened.

DeSaulnier’s colleagues are shocked by how fast his health progressively declined.

Over the phone congresswoman Jackie Speier spoke about her friend who was diagnosed with stage four chronic leukemia in 2015.

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