Senator Fetterman, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, was hospitalized during a Senate retreat for reasons yet unknown. His abrupt illness has raised concerns and widespread questions about his health and ability to return to the Senate’s duties.
On Wednesday evening, Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) was rushed to the hospital after experiencing lightheadedness at a Democrat Senate retreat.
Joe Calvello, Fetterman’s communications director, said, “Senator John Fetterman began feeling lightheaded towards the end of the Senate Democratic retreat today. He left and called his staff, who picked him up and drove him to The George Washington University Hospital.”
Calvello also said, “Initial tests did not show evidence of a new stroke, but doctors are running more tests and John is remaining overnight for observation. He is in good spirits and talking with his staff and family. We will provide more information when we have it.”
The news of Senator John Fetterman’s hospital visit on Wednesday evening has been met with a range of reactions from the public. Many are expressing concern for his health and wishing him a speedy recovery, while others are questioning whether or not Fetterman is fit for office after suffering a stroke prior to the primary elections.