Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate insists his disability is temporary

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while his opponent Mehmet Oz has mocked him for it

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Pennsylvania’s US Senate seat, has admitted the stroke he suffered in May “changes everything” about his life.

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he insisted his disability was temporary, and that in January “I’m going [to] be much better – and Dr Oz is still going to be a fraud”.

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His comments are the latest chapter in a tightening race that could decide control of the Senate.

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Earlier this month, Fetterman seized on allegations of animal cruelty against Oz from his time as a researcher at Columbia University.

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He conceded the stroke had affected his auditory processing and speech skills

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which he deliberately highlighted after initially struggling to correctly express the word “empathetic”, also pronouncing it “emphetic”.

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“That’s an example,” he said. “I always thought I was empathetic before the stroke.

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