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Fetterman tells Meet the Press that social media was ‘accelerant’ for his depression

U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) on Sunday told Meet the Press host Kristen Welker that while he was being treated for depression earlier this year, doctors advised him to stay off social media. The senator known for using his Twitter account to share opinions and policy positions —and to troll adversaries— said that social media may have made his depression worse.