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Republican Dave McCormick handed it over to renowned physician Mehmet Oz on Friday at the Republican Senate Primary in Pennsylvania.
According to The Associated Press, Oz led McCormick by 972 votes and the final results of the recount are expected early next week. Commenting to supporters on Friday evening, McCormick said the shortfall in recounts could not be made up.
“Today I invited Mohamed Oz to congratulate him on his victory and I have always told you: I will try to unite the Republicans and the Pennsylvanians behind his candidacy, behind his nomination to the Senate,” said the former hedge fund chief executive.
Oz, who Former President Donald Trump has endorsedHe now faces Democrat John Fetterman, the state’s lieutenant governor, in November.
“I received a loving phone call from David McCormick, and I am very grateful for his support in the fall election.” Oz tweeted. “We share the vision for a brighter future for Pennsylvania & America.”
Fitterman is recovering from a stroke he suffered a few days before primary; He had to undergo a pacemaker implant procedure. He did not return to the campaign after that The video originated from it.
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Earlier on Friday, Fetterman issued a statement saying he needed to take his condition more seriously and had not seen a doctor for five years.
“Like many, and especially many men, I avoided going to the doctor even though I knew I was not feeling well. As a result, I almost died,” Fitterman said.
He also posted Letter from his cardiologist He said that if Fitterman took care of himself and followed the doctors’ orders, he would be able to return to the campaign trail and serve in the Senate.
Retired GOP Sen. The Senate seat is vacated by Pat Domi First Open Senate seat in Pennsylvania In a dozen years. With Oz’s lead less than half a percent, the Republican primary reunion took place automatically.
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