Paul Pelosi attended the Kennedy Heart Honors on Sunday sporting a hat and a single glove, in his first look in Washington D.C. since he was attacked at residence in late October.
The 82-year-old husband of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was attacked within the pair’s California residence by a suspect allegedly trying to find the lawmaker. Paul Pelosi later underwent surgical procedure for a cranium fracture and accidents to his proper arm and palms.
Paul Pelosi was at his spouse’s facet in the course of the Sunday evening occasion to have fun this 12 months’s Kennedy Heart honorees: singer Gladys Knight, the band U2, actor and human rights activist George Clooney, composer and conductor Tania León, and Christian singer Amy Grant.
The Pelosis had been seated subsequent to Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff.
Paul Pelosi could possibly be seen sporting a black brimmed hat and a black glove on only one hand as he stood to applaud in the course of the ceremony.
Kennedy Heart chairman David Rubenstein gave the Pelosis a shoutout whereas talking Sunday evening, spurring a thunderous standing ovation.
“I wish to single out one member of Congress who has been, for greater than a number of many years, actually dedicated to the Kennedy Heart — and her husband of 60 years who’s right here with us as properly — Nancy Pelosi,” he stated.
The Pelosis grabbed one another’s palms and raised them in a triumphant gesture in the course of the applause.
David DePape, the suspect within the assault on Pelosi, is being held with out bail forward of his trial. He faces state expenses of tried homicide, housebreaking and elder abuse. He additionally faces federal expenses together with tried kidnapping of a U.S. official.
The 42-year-old reportedly informed authorities he was on a “suicide mission” to kidnap the Speaker — who was in D.C. on the time — and maintain her hostage, threatening to break “her kneecaps” if she “lied.”
Nancy Pelosi cited the incident as a think about her determination to step down from her lengthy tenure from her prime management seat within the Home.
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