Nancy Pelosi Points Assertion on ‘Life-Threatening Assault’ on Husband Paul Pelosi


Speaker of the Home Nancy Pelosi issued a press release Saturday evening on the “life-threatening” assault on her 82-year-old husband Paul at their San Francisco house early Friday morning whereas she was reportedly in Washington, D.C. Pelosi indicated the assault was worse than reported as she stated her husband was given “life-saving medical care.”

Paul and Nancy Pelosi on the Grammy Awards, January 25, 2020, Mark Ralston/Getty Pictures

In accordance with police, Paul Pelosi was crushed with a hammer by an intruder, David DePape, 42, who allegedly yelled, “The place is Nancy?” The beating occurred in entrance of cops who had responded to a mysterious midnight 911 name and noticed the 2 males combating over management of a hammer after they arrived on the Pelosi home.

Paul Pelosi underwent surgical procedure to restore a fractured cranium and accidents to his proper arm and arms on Friday. DePape was additionally hospitalized with unspecified accidents, in keeping with police.

The assertion was launched as a ‘Expensive Colleague’ letter to Home members:

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Expensive Colleague,

Yesterday morning, a violent man broke into our household house, demanded to confront me and brutally attacked my husband Paul. Our youngsters, our grandchildren and I are heartbroken and traumatized by the life-threatening assault on our Pop. We’re grateful for the short response of regulation enforcement and emergency providers, and for the life-saving medical care he’s receiving.

Please know that the outpouring of prayers and heat needs from so many within the Congress is a consolation to our household and helps Paul make progress along with his restoration. His situation continues to enhance.

We’re additionally comforted by the phrases of the Guide of Isaiah: “Don’t concern, for I’m with you. Don’t be dismayed, for I’m your God. I’ll strengthen you and allow you to. I’ll uphold you with my righteous proper hand.”

We thanks and pray for the continued security and well-being of your loved ones.



San Francisco District Legal professional Brooke Jenkins issued an replace on the case in opposition to DePape, “We’re coordinating carefully with federal and native regulation enforcement companions on this investigation. We’ll carry ahead a number of felony costs on Monday and count on DePape to be arraigned on Tuesday. DePape can be held accountable for his heinous crimes.”

Jenkins had earlier posted the costs she anticipated to file, whereas noting a motive was nonetheless underneath investigation:

1/ The investigation into this horrific assault continues. We’re coordinating carefully w/ fed. & native regulation enforcement companions. As of now, we imagine there can be sufficient proof to cost a number of felonies: tried homicide, assault w/ a lethal weapon, housebreaking & elder abuse.

2/ Though DePape’s motives are nonetheless underneath investigation, there may be completely no place for violent assaults like this in our group. Nobody needs to be the goal of this type of violence, not to mention our leaders and their households in their very own properties.

3/ My ideas and prayers are with the Pelosi household, and I want Paul a speedy restoration. We’ll do all the pieces in our energy to carry the perpetrator accountable.

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