Tags: Congresswoman Shot

Giffords' Aide: Congresswoman Struggles to Speak

Thursday, 09 Jun 2011 03:12 PM

 

PHOENIX (AP) — An aide says U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords struggles to communicate and it remains unclear whether she will be able to return to work five months after being shot in the head.

Chief of Staff Pia Carusone tells the Arizona Republic that Giffords uses hand gestures and facial expressions to communicate because she still struggles to find words and put together sentences. She says it is too early to say whether she will resume her position in Congress. She says they have until May 2012 to decide.

An interview with Carusone published in the Republic on Thursday provides the most up-to-date details on Giffords' condition.

Giffords survived a Tucson shooting rampage in January that killed six people and wounded 12 others.

___

Information from: The Arizona Republic, http://www.azcentral.com

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

The Most Appalling Cosmo Cover Ever? Will It Spark Another Attack?

Friday, 30 Jan 2015 17:02 PM

Over the years, Cosmopolitan covers have given parents plenty of reasons to divert the kids’ attention from the checkout . . .

Church Leaders Decry Bigotry Toward Gay Marriage Foes

Friday, 30 Jan 2015 16:49 PM

As same-sex marriage sweeps across the United States, religious traditionalists say that they are now being discriminat . . .

De Blasio to Fight NYPD Lawsuits in Court, Hire More Lawyers

Friday, 30 Jan 2015 16:12 PM

New York will hire more lawyers to fight the hundreds of lawsuits accusing police of abuse and civil-rights violations,  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved