GOP Rep. Greg Steube “sidelined” for several weeks after accident at Florida home

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Rep. Greg Steube, a Florida Republican, introduced Monday that he will likely be “sidelined” in his dwelling state for a number of weeks as he recovers from a number of accidents suffered in an accident at his Sarasota property final week.

Steube wrote on Twitter that he’s recovering from “a fractured pelvis, a punctured lung, and several other torn ligaments in my neck.”

“Whereas I will likely be sidelined in Sarasota for a number of weeks, I will likely be finishing up as lots of my congressional duties as doable, and our DC and district employees proceed to be available to help Floridians in FL-17,” he mentioned in a tweet.

With the elimination of proxy voting and a slim Republican majority within the Home, Steube’s absence may impression laws dropped at the ground.

Final Wednesday, Steube “was knocked roughly 25 toes down off a ladder whereas slicing tree limbs,” and spent the evening within the intensive care unit, based on an announcement from his workplace posted to his official Twitter account.

He was discharged from the hospital over the weekend, based on a tweet from the congressman.

Home Speaker Kevin McCarthy tweeted final week that he had spoken to Steube and “knowledgeable him he’ll serve on the Choose Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Authorities, and he’s wanting to get again to work!”

Steube was first elected to the US Home in 2018. He comfortably gained a 3rd time period in November representing Florida’s safely Republican seventeenth Congressional District.