Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi says her father Paul is “on the mend” after suffering a fractured skull following a brutal hammer attack in October, but the 82-year-old “looks like Frankenstein”.
Alexandra – the youngest of Paul and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s five children – gave an update on her father’s condition In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning to promote her upcoming HBO documentary Pelosi in the House.
“He’s getting better every day. Thank you for asking,” Alexandra Pelosi told Dickerson. “The wounds are healing. I mean, he looks like Frankenstein. The wounds are healing, but I think the emotional scars, I don’t know if they will.
Paul Pelosi was alone at the San Francisco home when conspiracy theorist David DePape, 42, began stalking Nancy Pelosi in the early morning hours of October 28. law enforcement.
In the attack, Paul Pelosi suffered a fractured skull and severe injuries to his right arm and hands. He underwent extensive surgery, and Zuckerberg was released from San Francisco General Hospital the following week.
Meanwhile, DePape remains in jail after pleading guilty to state charges in early November. He also faces federal charges that carry up to 50 years in prison.
Paul Pelosi, who made his first public appearance since the incident, attended the Kennedy Center Honors with his wife on December 4. He was wearing a hat and a glove on his right hand, apparently to cover the marks from the attack.
“I haven’t slept since the night my father was attacked,” admitted Alexandra Pelosi, adding that the whole family is mentally scarred by the incident.
Pelosi also accused Republicans of making light of the attack on her father, which came in the tense final days before the Nov. 8 midterm elections.
“I don’t care who you are or who you vote for. “Nobody should think it’s funny that an 82-year-old man was attacked in the middle of the night,” he said. “And yet the sitting governor and the governor and members of Congress laughed about it.”
While Alexandra Pelosi avoided naming specific names, she appeared to be referring in part to Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, who joked about her husband’s injuries on the campaign trail just hours after the attack and sent a handwritten apology to Nancy Pelosi. sent a letter.
The full interview with Alexandra Pelosi will air Sunday at 9 a.m. on CBS. “Pelosi in the House” premieres December 13 on HBO and HBO Max.