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Democrat Senator John Fetterman of Pennsylvania was hospitalized while attending a Democratic Party Senate retreat.
Fetterman had previously suffered a stroke and has been regularly questioned about his health and whether he’s fit for office.
His campaign repeatedly dogged questions about his health last year.
John Fetterman Update:
Tests negative, Sen. John Fetterman leaves hospital:
In a statement, Fetterman's office said he was discharged from George Washington University Hospital after tests found no evidence of a new stroke or a seizure.
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Fetterman was admitted to George Washington University Hospital because he wasn’t feeling well and he was experience lightheadedness. He was kept overnight for observation.
Fetterman’s communications director Joe Calvello said, “Towards the end of the Senate Democratic retreat today, Senator John Fetterman began feeling lightheaded.”
“He left and called his staff, who picked him up and drove him to The George Washington University Hospital,” he continued.
“Initial tests did not show evidence of a new stroke, but doctors are running more tests and John is remaining overnight for observation,” Calvello said in a statement.
Fetterman is reportedly “in good spirits and talking with his staff and family.”
53-year-old Fetterman recently defeated celebrity physician Dr. Mehmet Oz, which led many people to question voter intelligence in the state of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Oz was backed by former President Donald J. Trump.
Fetterman currently has a six-year term that critics say he may not be able to finish due to his health problems.