NEW YORK --Video taken at the scene of the 9/11 ceremony at ground zero and posted on social media shows Hillary Clinton appearing to faint before getting into her van.
The video, posted courtesy Zdenek Gazda on Twitter, shows the Democratic nominee for president being held up by three people. She staggers and appears to trip on a curb as they help her into the vehicle.
Clinton abruptly left Sunday's 9/11 anniversary ceremony in New York after feeling "overheated," according to her campaign, and retreated to her daughter's nearby apartment. As she exited the apartment shortly before noon, Clinton said, "I'm feeling great."
Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill said in a statement that the Democratic presidential nominee attended the morning ceremony for 90 minutes before departing. Merrill said Clinton was "feeling much better," but offered no additional details, including whether the 68-year-old Clinton required medical attention.
A senior law enforcement official who was briefed on the matter said that after leaving the memorial plaza, Clinton was observed "fainting" in a departure area. That official spoke on condition of anonymity, because he wasn't authorized to disclose information publicly.
Clinton walked out of daughter Chelsea Clinton's apartment on her own and made only a brief comment to the reporters waiting outside, saying "It's a beautiful day in New York." She waved and posed for a photo with a young girl before getting into her motorcade.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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