VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – TelevangelistÃ‚Â Pat RobertsonÃ‚Â is recovering after suffering an embolic stroke.
In an online news release, The Christian Broadcasting Network, whichÃ‚Â RobertsonÃ‚Â founded, says he was rushed to the nearest stroke center Friday after a family member recognized the onset of symptoms.
The release says that within minutes of receiving clot-busting drugs,Ã‚Â RobertsonÃ‚Â was awake, responsive and able to move all his limbs.
The Virginia-based network says 87-year-oldÃ‚Â RobertsonÃ‚Â is alert and expected to make a full recovery.
In addition to founding The Christian Broadcasting Network,Ã‚Â RobertsonÃ‚Â hosts its flagship show Ã¢â‚¬Å“The 700 Club.Ã¢â‚¬Â