U.S. Treasury says Lew to stay in hospital overnight for observation

Treasury Secretary Lew testifies about the President's 2015 Budget on Capitol HillU.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was running a mild fever and will stay in the hospital overnight on Tuesday after treatment for a benign enlarged prostate, a Treasury spokesperson said. “After his successful outpatient procedure today, Secretary Lew’s doctor recommended he stay overnight for observation due to a low-grade fever,” Treasury spokeswoman Natalie Wyeth Earnest said in a statement. Lew, 58, was sworn in as Treasury secretary in February 2013 after serving as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff.

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