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Paul Pelosi out of hospital after attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has been released from hospital after a beating at their home last week, his office confirmed Thursday.

“The Pelosi family is grateful for the beautiful spread of love, support and prayers from around the world,” Speaker Pelosi said in a statement.

The speaker’s office said last week that he was expected to make a full recovery. post surgery To heal fractures of the skull and severe injuries of his right hand and hands.

According to court documents and police, Mr Pelosi was attacked by a suspect who was looking for the speaker and attacked Paul Pelosi with a hammer.

The alleged assailant, 42-year-old David Vanya Deppe, is facing charges of attempted murder, residential burglary, assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated abuse, false imprisonment to an elderly man and threats to a government official and his family. He was also charged on Monday federal matters An assault on a member of the immediate family of a federal officer and an attempted kidnapping of a federal officer.

“Paul is grateful to the 911 operator, emergency responders, trauma care team, ICU staff and the whole [Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospita] The medical staff for their excellent and compassionate life-saving treatment received after the violent attack in our home,” Speaker Pelosi’s statement said.

In a letter to fellow Congress members on Saturday night, speaker wrote That her family is “heartbroken and hurt” after the attack on her husband.

“Our children, our grandchildren and I are heartbroken and hurt by the murderous attack on our pope,” she wrote. “We are grateful for the prompt response of law enforcement and emergency services and for the life-saving medical care.”

—CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa contributed to this report.

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