Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Candidate John Fetterman discharged from hospital after stroke


Pennsylvania Governor John Peterman has been discharged from hospital more than a week after he suffered a stroke, his wife Gisele Barreto Peterman tweeted Sunday. Fetterman won the Democratic primary in the Senate while recovering from a hospital.

As Barreto Fetterman shared a video of her husband leaving the hospital on Sunday, he wrote “Time to rest and recover (and time to annoy me)”! Lieutenant Governor retweet In the video, the words “See you soon” were posted.

“I feel good, but I will continue to rest and recover as directed by my doctor and Gisele. I will have a follow-up visit at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital later this week,” Fetterman said. in the statement. “I’m going to take the time I need now, take a break, get to 100% and soon sprint and flip this seat blue.”

a week ago Fetterman exposed He suffered a stroke on Friday, May 13, due to a blood clot in his heart. He said doctors were able to reverse the stroke by removing the clot and “give me control over my heart.” He said doctors said he did not suffer any cognitive impairment.

Fetterman wrote, “I am fully recovering.”

Last Tuesday, the Lieutenant Governor underwent surgery to install a pacemaker along with a defibrillator. his wife Tweet Afterwards, “The doctor called and Joao’s operation was complete and perfect!”

Same day in Pennsylvania primary election. Fetterman easily defeated US House of Representatives Conor Lamb and State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta, tweeting a picture of himself that day. vote in hospital with an emergency absentee ballot.

His wife gave a victory speech on Tuesday because he was still hospitalized. The campaign also played a video of Fetterman thanking his supporters.

“This race we are running is a race for the future,” said Barreto Fetterman. “It’s a race for every job lost, every factory that closes, every cost that rises, and every worker who can’t keep up. It’s a race for a better Pennsylvania.”

President Biden sent a congratulatory message to Peterman, saying, “The Democrats are united around a strong candidate, John, and we can have a tough race and win in November.”

Caroline Linton contributed to the report.

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