Sen. John Fetterman, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, stirred up some controversy following his seemingly disjointed comments about a highway collapse in Philadelphia earlier this week.

During a Senate Environment Committee hearing on Wednesday, Fetterman was asked to discuss the accident. However, his response was notably vague and disoriented. He stuttered, mentioned the name of the road repeatedly, and struggled to articulate the gravity of the incident.

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The discussion was initiated by the committee’s chairman, Sen. Tom Carper, a Democrat from Delaware, who prompted Fetterman to share his thoughts on the Sunday’s I-95 highway collapse.

This tragic incident occurred when a tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of gasoline ignited under the I-95 overpass. The fire melted the metal supports causing the highway to collapse.

Questions surrounding Fetterman’s capacity have been circulating since he experienced a stroke during his campaign for U.S. Senate the previous year, which resulted in limited public appearances.

The stroke caused significant audio and visual impairments, necessitating the use of closed captions for interviews, including during his senatorial debate. Earlier this year, Fetterman spent six weeks at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he was treated for depression.

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