Senator John Fetterman of Pennsylvania is recovering from a stroke he suffered in late April. The stroke has left him with some physical and cognitive impairments, but he is determined to return to the Senate and continue his work.
Fetterman, a Democrat, was elected to the Senate in 2020. He had previously served as mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, for 12 years. His stroke occurred just two months after he took office.
Fetterman has been undergoing physical therapy and speech therapy to help him recover. He has also been working with a team of doctors and therapists to help him adjust to life in the Senate.
Fetterman has been using a wheelchair and a walker to get around the Capitol. He has also been using a laptop to help him keep up with his work. He has been attending Senate hearings and meetings, although he is still limited in what he can do.
Fetterman is determined to make a full recovery and continue serving his constituents. He has said that he is grateful for the support he has received from his colleagues in the Senate and from his constituents back home.
Fetterman’s recovery is an inspiring example of resilience and determination. He is showing that it is possible to overcome adversity and continue to make a difference in the world.