A spokeswoman for freshman Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) said Thursday evening that hospital tests show no signs of a new stroke and that he is being evaluated for a seizure that has not yet been detected. No diagnosis has yet been made for the lightheadedness that prompted Fetterman’s trip to George Washington University Hospital in Northwest Washington, D.C., on Wednesday evening.
“News: Sen. Fetterman received the results of his MRI about an hour ago. According to John’s doctors at The George Washington University Hospital, all the tests the doctors ran, along with the MRI results, ruled out a new stroke… John is being monitored with an EEG for signs of seizures – so no signs of seizures yet, But he is still being monitored. Our team will continue to provide information as it comes in and we will have more updates as we receive them.”
John is being monitored with an EEG for signs of seizures – no signs of seizures yet, but he is still being monitored.
Our team will continue to provide information as it comes in and we will have more updates as we receive them.
— Joe Calvello (@the_vello) February 9, 2023
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A previous statement from Fetterman’s office Wednesday evening described him as “in good spirits and talking to his staff and family.”
John Fetterman was taken to the hospital after experiencing a mild headache, according to a statement from his office.
“Preliminary tests showed no evidence of a new stroke, but doctors are running more tests and John is staying overnight for observation. He is in good spirits and talking”… pic.twitter.com/flC1fS94v5
— Kenneth P. Vogel (@kenvogel) February 9, 2023
Fetterman suffered a debilitating stroke before the Democratic primary last May. His wife Gisele and staff delayed notifying the public about the stroke and then covered up how devastating the stroke was after the initial. Fetterman delayed a general election debate until after primary voting began in an effort to prevent voters from seeing how hard it was for him to act. Fetterman won the general election and here we are.
Fetterman opens the debate:
“Hi. Good night everyone.” pic.twitter.com/mg0X3Iwf5D
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) October 26, 2022
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Fetterman finds it politically and medically unethical to run for office now. If the media cannot cover this very serious issue after the controversy, they are really hopeless. pic.twitter.com/9ByAZiipA7
— Steve Krakuer (@Steve Krauk) October 26, 2022