Fetterman Co-Sponsoring Bills Despite Being Hospitalized For Weeks

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks during a campaign event in York, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
  • While Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman continues to be hospitalized for clinical depression, he has been named as a co-sponsor of a bipartisan bill launched in the wake of the toxic train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.
  • S.576, “A bill to enhance safety requirements for trains transporting hazardous materials, and for other purposes,” was introduced to the Senate on Wednesday by Sen. Sherrod Brown.¬†Listed as co-sponsors of the bill are Sens. John Fetterman, JD Vance, Robert Casey Jr., Marco Rubio, and Josh Hawley.
  • Yet on February 15, the freshman congressman checked himself into Walter Reed medical center in Washington, DC to “receive treatment for¬†clinical depression.” He has not yet emerged, and his wife and family have left the US for Canada as rumors swirl about his condition.
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