“If anyone wants to make fun of this…it’s all about getting up and fighting,” Fetterman told host Joy Reid.
The Democratic nominee’s comments also came after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Thursday that the debate in Pennsylvania “didn’t hurt us too much.” Schumer made the remark over a hot mic to President Joe Biden.
At a rally Wednesday night, Fetterman appeared tougher than during the debate. After admitting the debate “wasn’t exactly easy,” a fan can be heard shouting, “We still love you!” in a video posted on Fetterman’s Twitter.
Fetterman also responded on Tuesday to Oz’s assertion that abortion decisions should be handled between “women, doctors [and] local political leaders.
“It’s alarming,” Fetterman said on MSNBC.
The lieutenant governor’s lead in the polls has dwindled in recent weeks, with the race now seen as a draw. Fetterman’s campaign said his communication problems stemmed from auditory processing problems due to the aftermath of the stroke; however, he did not release complete medical records.