“While working in the yard over the weekend, I sustained a serious injury to my right hand, which required immediate surgery,” Cramer said. “I continue to remain in North Dakota close to medical care as there is a high risk of infection and the possible need for finger amputation.”
“I am alert and in good spirits,” he said. “Although I am missing this week of votes and hearings, I am monitoring Senate business closely and in constant contact with my colleagues and staff.”
Upon his planned return, Cramer said he intends to be “doling out a lot of left-handed fist bumps.”
This story and headline have been updated to reflect additional developments Wednesday.