On Wednesday, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman issued the following statement on the debates: “We are absolutely going to debate Dr. Oz, and we always intended to. It was just never about to fix some of the lingering issues with my stroke, auditory processing, and we’re going to be able to fix that. Pennsylvania’s last two Senate races have – on major television to reach voters across the Commonwealth. We are still finalizing the details. “There is literally no precedent in modern times for having US Senate debates in Pennsylvania in early September. It would never happen. All these debates have always taken place between the middle and the end of October. “But let’s be clear, it was never really a matter of debate for Dr Oz. This has all been about Dr. Oz and his team laughing at me for having a stroke because they have nothing else. “Big news. John Fetterman has agreed to debate in a secret debate. We don’t know where. We don’t know how, it’s a big secret,” said Brittany Yanick, Dr. Oz’s communications director for the Senate. Let’s be clear – the Dr. Oz campaign will not accept a secret debate. It has to be a real debate with real journalists, asking real questions. Sorry John, imaginary debates don’t count. clarify which debate he will be attending or provide an exact date for it, but said it will “take place sometime in mid to late October” on a “major television station” in the state.

On Wednesday, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman released the following statement about the proceedings:

“We are absolutely going to debate Dr. Oz, and we always intended to. It was just to fix some of the lingering issues with my stroke, auditory processing, and we’re going to be able to fix that.

“We will be debating mid to late October – like each of the last two Pennsylvania Senate races – on a major television network to reach voters across the Commonwealth. We are still finalizing the details.

“There is literally no precedent in modern times for having US Senate debates in Pennsylvania in early September. It would never happen. All these debates have always taken place between the middle and the end of October.

“But let’s be clear, it was never really a matter of debate for Dr Oz. This was all about Dr. Oz and his team laughing at me for having had a stroke because they had nothing else.

Dr. Mehmet Oz’s campaign released the following statement about the Fetterman campaign after telling Politico it would debate.

“Big news. John Fetterman has agreed to debate in a secret debate. We don’t know where. We don’t know how, it’s a big secret,” said Brittany Yanick, communications director for Dr. Oz in the Senate. .

“John Fetterman’s campaign is embarrassing itself. Let’s be clear – Dr. Oz’s campaign will not accept a secret debate. It has to be a real debate with real reporters, asking real questions. Sorry John, imaginary debates don’t count.”

Fetterman declined to specify which debate he will be attending or provide an exact date, but said he would “be in mid to late October” on a “major television station” in the state.