(NEW YORK) -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is fairly confident her good friend, Arizona Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords, will be returning to work.
In an interview with ABC News, the new head of the Democratic National Committee said, “I do think she’s going to come back to Congress. I mean the progress that she’s making I think that from what I understand she’s on track for that to happen. Not sure when, but she’s making tremendous progress.”
Wasserman Schultz had dinner with Giffords in Houston on Friday, she said, after Giffords returned from Florida where she had hoped to see her husband off on the Endeavour launch.
Giffords' recovery from the January gunshot wound to the head is going well and she is beginning to walk instead of using a wheel chair, Wasserman Schultz said.
“[She] is responding in more complex sentences. So she’s making progress. She’s got a long way to go but we’re all so proud of her, she’s doing great,” Wasserman Schultz said.
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