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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton unexpectedly left the 9/11 memorial ceremony earlier than anticipated and may have suffered a "medical episode" while waiting for her motorcade.
Video posted on Twitter appears to show Mrs. Clinton having trouble getting into her van.
Hillary Clinton 9/11 NYC pic.twitter.com/q9YnsjTxss— Zdenek Gazda (@zgazda66) September 11, 2016
Clinton was driven to her daughter Chelsea's apartment in Manhattan. About an hour later, Secretary Clinton was seen walking out of the building, waving to cameras and posing for pictures with a young girl.
CNN airs footage of Clinton leaving Chelsea's apartment saying she's "feeling great." pic.twitter.com/AuOvaepIic— andrew kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) September 11, 2016
The Clinton campaign responded to media inquiries about the story just after 11am.
NBC Nightly News tweeted the statement from the Clinton campaign claiming the candidate felt "overheated" and left the ceremonies to go to Chelsea's apartment.
Quoting an unnamed source at the 9/11 memorial, a witness who claimed to be standing standing 15 feet away from Mrs. Clinton, Fox News' Rick Leventhal reported, "She stumbled off the curb, appeared to faint, lost one of her shoes -- that wound up underneath the van."
BREAKING: law enf source: Hillary Clinton just left 9/11 ceremony w/medical episode, appeared to faint on way into van, helped by security— RickLeventhalFoxNews (@RickLeventhal) September 11, 2016
MORE ON #HILLARY per witness: "unexpected early departure"; she stumbled off curb, "knees buckled", lost a shoe as she was helped into van— RickLeventhalFoxNews (@RickLeventhal) September 11, 2016
Shortly after the alleged incident took place, Leventhal appeared on Fox News.
Breaking News: Report: Hillary Clinton Leaves 9/11 Memorial Service Early Due To ‘Medical Episode’https://t.co/Y2MgakpG4Z— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 11, 2016
An hour later, in another live report from the 9/11 memorial, Leventhal updated his earlier story. "We really don't know at this hour officially where she is or why she left," he reported just after 11am.
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