(FOX News) -- UPDATE -- Attorney General Eric Holder has been hospitalized after experiencing "faintness and shortness of breath," a spokesman said Thursday.
Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said Holder, 63, is "currently resting comfortably and in good condition."
He said the attorney general "began experiencing symptoms" during his regular morning meeting with senior staff.
"As a precaution, the Attorney General was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to undergo further evaluation," he said.
Fallon said Holder is "alert and conversing with his doctors."
The office does not have additional information about Holder's condition at this time.