Sen. John Fetterman (D‑PA) says being a married senator is similar to being divorced, as working in Congress takes one away from family members.
The Pennsylvania senator was discussing his health struggles over the last year when he made the comparison as Fetterman detailed how he was serving in the Senate while dealing with his mental health away from his family.
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“People really need to understand that being a senator, or being a congresswoman or man, you have to realize it’s almost like a divorce,” Fetterman said. “You know, seeing the love, people that you love, 50% less than you would have beforehand, that as well too,” he told MSNBC on Monday.
Fetterman also talked about his battle with depression, describing it as a “bipartisan kind of struggle.” Additionally, he detailed how he has “run into people regularly” who have praised him for discussing the issue, which Fetterman called a “duty and a privilege” to talk about.
The presidential election in 2024 was also discussed, including how former President Donald Trump will be visiting the state of Michigan on Sept. 2 …