Midterms: Who is the six-foot-tall giant John Fetterman?

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Sweatshirt, tattoo, bald headTwo-meter giant wins in Pennsylvania – who is John Fetterman?

John Fetterman excels in US politics. He was able to win one of the most exciting midterm races.

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John Fetterman (53) is moving to the Senate for the state of Pennsylvania.

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John Fetterman is over two meters tall.  He also always appears in a hoodie.

John Fetterman is over two meters tall. He also always appears in a hoodie.

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Fetterman grew up in an affluent suburb of New York.  His parents were conservative Republicans.

Fetterman grew up in an affluent suburb of New York. His parents were conservative Republicans.

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It’s about it

  • Midterms are currently underway in the US.

  • All 435 seats will be up for grabs in the House of Representatives. In the Senate, to which each state sends two representatives, 35 out of 100 mandates are voted on.

  • The state of Pennsylvania will also be represented in the future by the prominent American politician John Fetterman.

Over two meters tall John Fetterman bald and tattooed, he clearly likes hoodies. In the race for a seat in the Senate in the state of Pennsylvania, television stations NBC and Fox News announced the winner of the Democrats on Wednesday evening (local time).

He ran extremely close against his Republican rival, Mehmet Oz Senate race. Trump’s supporter is a political novice and wealthy surgeon who rose to fame as a guest medical expert on talk show queen Oprah Winfrey’s show.

His best friend’s car accident changed his life

Fetterman grew up in an affluent suburb of New York. His parents were conservative republican. He originally wanted to take over his father’s insurance company after college. His best friend’s car accident ended up shaping his life and professional career. He joined “Big Brothers Big Sisters of America” ​​after the death of his best friend. The mission of the non-profit organization is to build relationships between adults and children from the age of five to young adulthood.

Fetterman was caring for an eight-year-old child from New Haven. The boy’s father died of AIDS and his mother was dying. Before her death, the politician promised to continue to care for her son and make sure he finished college. He also joined AmeriCorps in the 1990s and taught young people in Pittsburgh who wanted to catch up on their degrees. Fetterman himself has varying degrees.

In 2005, the now 53-year-old ran for mayor of Braddock (a suburb of Pittsburgh). He won the election by just one vote and was eventually re-elected to four-year terms in 2009, 2013 and 2017. As of 2019, he is the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania. In this office, among other things, Legalization of cannabis AND.

“I feel very humbled”

Republicans have repeatedly attacked Fetterman over his health and denied his fitness for office. He suffered a stroke in May, from the consequences of which he is visibly suffering. in appearance in the campaign The 53-year-old governor of Pennsylvania made stop-gap speeches. In a one-off televised showdown with TV veteran and rhetorically polished Oz, Fetterman got completely under the wheels – and began his performance by saying “goodnight” to the TV audience.

Fetterman also struggles with the high USA-Inflation too much dissatisfaction with the Democrats in power in Washington. And the left-leaning politician has had to fend off attacks from rival Oz, who has accused him of being weak on crime and drugs — and painted him as anti-business because of past statements against fracking, which is economically important in Pennsylvania. .

In the battleground state of Pennsylvania, a Democrat won the election to the US Senate – and thus won a seat for his party in the parliamentary chamber in Washington. He feels very humbled, Fetterman said in front of fans early Wednesday morning (local time). “This campaign has always been about fighting for everyone who has ever been knocked down and standing up.

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