Pa. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Senate hopeful, is recovering from a stroke
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat running for U.S. Senate, has suffered a stroke but is on his way to a “full recovery." That's according to a statement from the campaign on Sunday.
The campaign said Fetterman wasn’t feeling well Friday and on his wife's advice, went to the hospital, where he was recovering on Sunday.
“The good news is I’m feeling much better, and the doctors tell me I didn’t suffer any cognitive damage," Fetterman said.
He said the health emergency won't slow his campaign. But the stunning revelation, just two days before Pennsylvania’s primary election, creates uncertainty over the Democratic front-runner’s candidacy.