Nancy Pelosi Gives Emotional Update On Husband’s Health

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) bowed her head and paused earlier than answering a query about how her husband, Paul Pelosi, was feeling nearly three months after a brutal assault on the couple’s home left him hospitalized.

“He’s doing OK. It’s going to take a little while for him to be back to normal,” the previous House speaker informed CNN’s Chris Wallace in a brand new interview, which was previewed Friday forward of its Sunday airdate.

Wallace famous that Paul Pelosi has been seen out in public a handful of instances because the assault. He was noticed within the viewers Tuesday as President Joe Biden welcomed the Golden State Warriors to the White House in Washington, on the House ground in early January for the opening of the 118th Congress, and at Statuary Hall in mid-December for the revealing of a portrait in honor of his spouse.

“He’s been out a bit because the doctor said he has to have something to look forward to,” Nancy Pelosi mentioned, including, “So again, one day at a time.”

In late October, 42-year-old David DePape was accused of breaking into the Pelosis’ San Francisco home in quest of the House speaker. He ended up swinging at her husband with a hammer, hitting his head, proper arm and fingers.

Asked for extra element on the character of his enduring accidents, the congresswoman informed Wallace that lots of the floor wounds had healed up.

“Tendons, you know all that stuff. But the head is a different thing,” she mentioned.

“Anyone who’s had a head injury knows that you have to be very careful. You have to be careful about movement. You have to be careful about light. You have to be careful about sound. And it just takes a while,” she continued.

“You get very tired, but, you know … it will take probably another three or four months, according to the doctors, for him to be really himself.”

Rep. Nancy Pelosi And Her Husband, Paul Pelosi, Attend A Portrait Unveiling Ceremony In The U.s. Capitol'S Statuary Hall On Dec. 14 In Washington.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi and her husband, Paul Pelosi, attend a portrait unveiling ceremony within the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall on Dec. 14 in Washington.

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Paul Pelosi was launched from the hospital round per week after the assault.

Authorities say DePape had deliberate to kidnap the speaker, who was in Washington on the time.

“I feel very sad about it because of what happened, but also more sad because the person was searching for me,” Nancy Pelosi informed Wallace. “My dear husband, who is not even that political actually, paid the price.”

DePape has entered two not-guilty pleas associated to the incident, one every in separate state and federal circumstances.