Gisele Fetterman, wife of Pennsylvania Sen.-elect John Fetterman, blasts right-wing 'hate' of her and other 'strong women'

Gisele Fetterman, wife of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman, speaks to supporters after her husband’s win in the Pennsylvania Primary election at a watch party in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. May 17, 2022. 

Quinn Glabicki | Reuters

The wife of U.S. Sen.-elect John Fetterman of Pennsylvania said right-wing misogyny is fueling personal attacks on her by conservative news outlets and on social media.

“The right-wing hates women,” Gisele Barreto Fetterman told The New Republic magazine in a new interview.

“They especially hate strong women, and I think that’s what you’re seeing,” said Gisele, whose Democratic husband currently is Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor.

“The fact that a spouse of a senator-elect has been attacked nonstop for the past 24 hours and everyone’s OK…

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